Talo: 1 definition


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Talo in India is the name of a plant defined with Hernandia sonora in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Hernandia guianensis Aubl. (among others).

2) Talo is also identified with Hernandia nymphaeifolia It has the synonym Hernandia peltata Meissn. (etc.).

3) Talo in Samoa is also identified with Colocasia esculenta It has the synonym Zantedeschia virosa (Roxb.) K. Koch (etc.).

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

· Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae (1810)
· Description des Plantes Nouvelles … Jardin de J. M. Cels (1801)
· Bengal Pl.
· Herbarium Amboinense (1754)
· Botanical Magazine, or ‘Flower-Garden Displayed’ (7732)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (1789)

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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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