Saussurea costus: 1 definition


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Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Latin names; Binomial nomenclature)

Saussurea costus (Falc.) Lipsch. is the name of a plant defined in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in modern medicine, Ayurveda, and other local traditions or folk medicine. It has the following synonyms: Aplotaxis lappa Decaisne, Aucklandia costus Falconer, Aucklandia lappa Decne., Saussurea lappa (Decne.) C.B. Clarke, Saussurea lappa (Decaisne) Schultz-Bipontinus, Theodorea costus (Falconer) Kuntze, Theodorea costus Kuntze.

References regarding Saussurea costus (Falc.) Lipsch. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Dict. Sci. Nat. (1827)
· Archives de Botanique (1833)
· Annals and Magazine of Natural History (1841)
· Repertorium Botanices Systematicae (1843)
· Transactions of the Linnean Society of (1845)
· Linnaea (1846)
· Iconographia Cormophytorum Sinicorum (6700)
· Compositae Indicae (1876)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Botanicheskii Zhurnal (1964)
· CIS Chromosome Inform. Serv. (1993)
· Phytomedicine (2002)
· Fl. Yunnan. (2003)

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