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Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Snail bean in English is the name of a plant defined with Vigna adenantha in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Phaseolus cirrhosus Kunth (among others).

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

· Taxon (1978)
· Pollen et Spores (1983)
· Commentationes de Leguminosarum Generibus (1837)
· Contributions from the United States National Herbarium (1905)
· Candollea (1923)
· Inta Ser. Téc. (1988)

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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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