Pushkarakhya, Puṣkarākhya, Pushkara-akhya: 5 definitions


Pushkarakhya 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.

The Sanskrit term Puṣkarākhya can be transliterated into English as Puskarakhya or Pushkarakhya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Biology (plants and animals)

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

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

2) Puskarakhya is also identified with Inula royleana It has the synonym Inula stolickzkai C.B. Clarke.

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

· Compositae Indicae (1876)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (DC.) (1836)
· Prodr. (DC.) (1836)
· The Flora of British India (1881)
· Nucleus (1975)

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Puṣkarākhya (पुष्कराख्य).—the (Indian) crane.

Derivable forms: puṣkarākhyaḥ (पुष्कराख्यः).

Puṣkarākhya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puṣkara and ākhya (आख्य). See also (synonyms): puṣkarāhva.

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

Puṣkarākhya (पुष्कराख्य):—[from puṣkara > puṣ] m. Ardea Sibirica, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Pushkarakhya 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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