Podo: 1 definition


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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Podo in English is the name of a plant defined with Afrocarpus falcatus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Podocarpus gracillimus Stapf (among others).

2) Podo is also identified with Podocarpus falcatus It has the synonym Decussocarpus fleuryi (Hickel) de Laub. (etc.).

3) Podo is also identified with Podocarpus latifolius It has the synonym Taxus latifolia Thunb. (etc.).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Journal of the Indian Chemical Society (1989)
· Revue Horticole (1869)
· Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden (1994)
· Mémoires du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle (1825)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2000)
· De Fructibus et Seminibus Plantarum (1788)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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