Tephrosia virginiana: 1 definition


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

Tephrosia virginiana (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 holosericea (Nutt.) Britten & Baker f., Cracca holosericea Britten & Baker f., Cracca holosericea Small, Cracca latidens Small, Cracca leucosericea Rydb., Cracca mohrii Rydb., Cracca virginiana L., Cracca virginiana (L.) Kuntze, Cracca virginiana Kuntze, Cracca virginiana L. var. holosericea (Nutt.)Vail, Galega virginiana (L.) L., Galega virginica (L.) J.F. Gmel., Tephrosia holosericea Nutt., Tephrosia latidens (Small) Standl., Tephrosia leucosericea (Rydb.) Cory, Tephrosia mohrii (Rydb.) R.K. Godfrey, Tephrosia virginiana (L.) Pers. var. glabra Torr. & A. Gray, Tephrosia virginiana (L.) Pers. var. glabra Nutt., Tephrosia virginiana (L.) Pers. var. holosericea (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray, Tephrosia virginiana var. leucosericea (Rydb.) F.J. Herm., Tephrosia virginiana var. mohrii (Rydb.) D.B. Ward, Tephrosia virginica Bigelow.

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

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Systema Naturae
· Systema Naturae
· Synopsis Plantarum (1807)
· Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1834)
· A Flora of North America (1838)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club (1895)
· Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1900)
· Flora of the Southeastern United States
· North American Flora (1923)
· Rhodora (1936)
· Publications of the Field Museum of Natural History, Botanical Series (1936)
· Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences (1948)
· Brittonia (1958)
· Novon (2004)

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