Punyagandha, Puṇyagandha, Punya-gandha: 8 definitions


Punyagandha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

[«previous next»] — Punyagandha in Biology glossary
Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Punyagandha in India is the name of a plant defined with Jasminum officinale in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Jasminum officinale var. aureovariegatum Weston (among others).

2) Punyagandha is also identified with Michelia champaca It has the synonym Sampacca suaveolens (Pers.) Kuntze (etc.).

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

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· I. Invest. Stud. Nat. (1992)
· (Magnoliaceae) (1829)
· Acta Bot. Yunnan. (1979)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (DC.) (1824)
· Synopseos Plantarum (Persoon) (1806)

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Punyagandha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Puṇyagandha (पुण्यगन्ध).—a. Sweet-scented.

-ndhaḥ the Champaka tree.

Puṇyagandha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puṇya and gandha (गन्ध).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Puṇyagandha (पुण्यगन्ध).—m.

(-ndhaḥ) The Champaka, (Michelia champaca.) Adj. Sweetscented. E. puṇya pure, and gandha smell.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Puṇyagandha (पुण्यगन्ध).—[adjective] sweet-scented, fragrant.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Puṇyagandha (पुण्यगन्ध):—[=puṇya-gandha] [from puṇya] mfn. (pu) sweet-scented, fragrant, [Ṛg-veda; Mahābhārata; Raghuvaṃśa]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Michelia Champaka, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] =

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Puṇyagandha (पुण्यगन्ध):—[puṇya-gandha] (ndhaḥ) 1. m. Champa flower.

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Punyagandha in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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