Quehua: 1 definition
Quehua means something in 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)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Quehua in South America is the name of a plant defined with Cnidoscolus aconitifolius in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Jatropha aconitifolia Mill. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Taxon (1992)
· The Gardeners Dictionary (1768)
· Plantarum Brasiliae Icones et Descriptiones (1827)
· Contributions from the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (1923)
· Das Pflanzenreich (1910)
· Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club (1944)
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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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