Silka: 2 definitions


Silka means something in Hindi, 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)

Silka in Nigeria is the name of a plant defined with Heteropogon contortus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Andropogon allionii Lam. ex DC. (among others).

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

· Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon (1900)
· Bol. Soc. Argent. Bot. (1968)
· Tentamen Florae Abyssinicae … (1850)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Synopsis Plantarum Glumacearum (1854)
· Analecta botanica indica … (1851)

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Silka (सिल्क) [Also spelled silk]:—(nf) silk; —[] silken.

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