Poona: 2 definitions


Poona means something in the history of ancient India, biology. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

India history and geography

Source: What is India: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy (1945-1952)

Poona is an archaeologically important site situated in Poona-taluk (Poona district, Bombay), known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Poona there is a Prakrit inscription on a terracotta seal from Kolhapur at the Deccan College Post-Graduate Re search Institute. It reads Bhagavato Laja-Bhaṭṭasa. In characters of about the 3rd century A.D. and bears the figure of a trident in the centre.

India history book cover
context information

The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

Discover the meaning of poona in the context of India history from relevant books on Exotic India

Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Poona in India is the name of a plant defined with Calophyllum inophyllum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Calophyllum inophyllum Lam. (among others).

2) Poona is also identified with Pongamia pinnata It has the synonym Dalbergia arborea Willd. (etc.).

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

· Recent Res. Pl. Sci.. (1979)
· Flora Cochinchinensis (1790)
· Flora of Bilaspur District, Madhya Pradesh (1989)
· Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society (1971)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (1788)
· Isis (1828)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Poona, for example side effects, pregnancy safety, health benefits, chemical composition, diet and recipes, extract dosage, have a look at these references.

Biology book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of poona in the context of Biology from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Related products

Let's grow together!

I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased sources, definitions and images. Your donation direclty influences the quality and quantity of knowledge, wisdom and spiritual insight the world is exposed to.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: