Putol, Puṭōl: 1 definition


Putol 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)

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

Putol in India is the name of a plant defined with Croton persimilis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Oxydectes oblongifolia Kuntze (among others).

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

· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Systema Vegetabilium (1826)
· Bulletin of the Botanical Survey of India (1962)
· World Checklist of Seed Plants (1999)
· World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. (2000)
· Linnaea (1865)

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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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