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

1) Tephrosia purpurea (L.) Pers. 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: Cracca dichotoma (Desv.) Kuntze, Cracca dichotoma Kuntze, Cracca purpurea L., Cracca wallichii (Graham ex Fawcett & Rendle) Rydb., Cracca wallichii Rydb., Cracca wallichii (Graham) Rydb., Galega diffusa Roxb., Galega piscatoria Aiton, Galega procumbens Buch.-Ham., Galega pumila Lam., Galega purpurea (L.) L., Galega purpurea L., Glycyrrhiza mairei H. Lev., Tephrosia colonila (Ham.) Benth., Tephrosia colonila Buch.-Ham., Tephrosia commersonii Scott-Elliot, Tephrosia crassa Bojer ex Baker, Tephrosia dichotoma Desv., Tephrosia diffusa Wight & Arn., Tephrosia diffusa (Roxb.) Wight & Arnott, Tephrosia diffusa Harv., Tephrosia hirsuta Schumach. & Thonn., Tephrosia indigofera Bertol., Tephrosia ionophlebia Hayata, Tephrosia lanceaefolia Link, Tephrosia lanceifolia Link, Tephrosia leptostachya DC., Tephrosia piscatoria (Aiton) Pers., Tephrosia procumbens (Buch.-Ham.) Benth., Tephrosia procumbens Gamble, Tephrosia pumila (Lam.) Pers., Tephrosia pumila Pers., Tephrosia purpurea B.L. Rob., Tephrosia purpurea var. diffusa (Roxb.) Aitch., Tephrosia purpurea var. pumila (Lam.) Baker, Tephrosia tenella A. Gray, Tephrosia timoriensis DC., Tephrosia wallichii Graham ex Fawc. & Rendle, Tephrosia wallichii Graham, Fawc. & Rendle, Tephrosia wallichii Graham.

References regarding Tephrosia purpurea (L.) Pers. for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Species Plantarum, ed. 3
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (1788)
· Synopsis Plantarum (Persoon) (1807)
· Hortus Bengalensis (1814)
· Enumeratio Plantarum Horti Regii Berolinensis Altera (1822)
· Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (1822)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis

2) Tephrosia purpurea (L.) Pers. subsp. purpurea is another plant having the following synonyms: Cracca wallichii (Fawc. & Rendle) Rydb., Galega colonila Buch.-Ham., Galega diffusa Roxb., Galega lanceaefolia Roxb., Galega lanceifolia Roxb., Galega purpurea (L.) L., Tephrosia hamiltonii Gamble, Tephrosia hamiltonii J.R. Drummond, Tephrosia purpurea var. genuina R. Vig., Tephrosia wallichii Fawc. & Rendle.

References regarding Tephrosia purpurea (L.) Pers. subsp. purpurea for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Boletim da Sociedade Broteriana (1968)
· Flora of the Presidency of Madras (1918)
· Notulae Systematicae. (1950)

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