Senna obtusifolia: 1 definition


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

Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby 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: Cassia humilis Collad., Cassia obtusifolia L., Cassia obtusifolia var. humilis (Collad.) Torr. & A. Gray, Cassia tora sensu auct., Cassia tora L. var. b Wight & Arn., Cassia tora var. humilis (Collad.) Collad., Cassia tora var. obtusifolia (L.) Haines, Cassia toroides Raf., Cassia toroides Roxb., nom. nud., Diallobus falcatus Raf., Diallobus uniflorus Raf., Senna toroides Roxb..

References regarding Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· The Gardeners Dictionary (1754)
· Methodus Plantas Horti Botanici (1794)
· Hortus Bengalensis (1814)
· Histoire Naturelle et Médicale des Casses (1816)
· Med. Fl. (1828)
· Flora Indica (1832)
· Sylva Telluriana (1838)
· A Flora of North America (1840)
· Man. Med. Bot. (1841)
· Bot. Bihar & Orissa (1922)
· Index Rafinesquianus. (1949)
· Kew Bulletin (1958)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1981)
· Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden (1982)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1987)
· Revista Brasileira de Genética (1989)
· Kew Bulletin (1990)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2007)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2007)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2008)

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