Pukarapam, Pūkarapam: 2 definitions


Pukarapam means something in biology, Tamil. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Pukarapam in India is the name of a plant defined with Eclipta prostrata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Polygyne inconspicua Phil. (among others).

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

· Glimpses in Plant Research (1992)
· Nova Genera et Species Plantarum (1820)
· Egyptian Journal of Botany (1997)
· Kirkia (1966)
· Revista Brasileira de Genética (1986)
· Anales de Ciencias Naturales (1803)

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

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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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Tamil dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pukarapam in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Pūkarapam (பூகரபம்) [pū-karapam] noun cf. பூகரம்¹. [pugaram¹.] A plant found in moist places. See கையாந்தகரை. (வைத்திய மலையகராதி) [kaiyanthagarai. (vaithiya malaiyagarathi)]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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