Shupa: 1 definition


Shupa 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)

1) Shupa in India is the name of a plant defined with Anethum graveolens in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Ferula marathrophylla W.G. Walpers (among others).

2) Shupa is also identified with Juniperus communis It has the synonym Juniperus communis var. montana Aiton (etc.).

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

· Journal of the Horticultural Society of London (1850)
· Pakistan Journal of Botany (1982)
· Flora Rossica (1788)
· Versuch einer vollständigen Geschichte vorzüglicher Holzarten (1787)
· Systema Plantarum ed. 4 (1806)
· Taxon (1982)

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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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