Senna petersiana: 1 definition


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

Senna petersiana (Bolle) Lock 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 delagoensis Harv., Cassia petersiana Bolle, Senna septemtrionalis (Viv.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby) (after the German physician and traveller Wilhelm Carl Hartwig Peters, 1815–1883, naturalist, zoologist, co-author of Naturwissenschaftliche Reise nach Mossambique. Berlin [1861–] 1862–1864, see Ida Kaplan Langman, A Selected Guide to the Literature on the Flowering Plants of Mexico. University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia 1964, J.H. Barnhart, Biographical Notes upon Botanists. 3: 73. 1965, Stafleu and Cowan, Taxonomic Literature 4: 194–195. 1983.

References regarding Senna petersiana (Bolle) Lock for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Elenchus Plantarum Horti Botanici (1802)
· Naturwissenschaftliche Reise nach Mossambique (1861)
· Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden (1982)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1984)
· Kew Bulletin (1988)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1990)
· Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology (1996)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2000)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2003)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2004)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)

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