Turike: 3 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Turike [ತುರಿಕೆ, ತುಱಿಕೆ] in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Girardinia diversifolia from the Urticaceae (Nettle) family having the following synonyms: Girardiana platyphylla, Girardinia heterophylla , Urtica heterophylla. For the possible medicinal usage of turike, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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

Turike in India is the name of a plant defined with Girardinia diversifolia in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Girardinia adoensis (Hochst. ex Steud. (among others).

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

· Acta Botanica Yunnanica (1982)
· Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica (1992)
· Sinensia (1932)
· Voyage dans l’Inde (1844)
· Annales de l’Institut Botanico-Géologique Colonial de Marseille (1950)
· Fl. China. (2003)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Turike, for example extract dosage, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, chemical composition, side effects, health benefits, have a look at these references.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Turike (ತುರಿಕೆ):—

1) [noun] = ತುರಿ [turi]3.

2) [noun] the plant Girardinia leschenaultiana of Urticaceae family.

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Tuṟike (ತುಱಿಕೆ):—

1) [noun] = ತುಱಿ [turi].

2) [noun] the plant Girardinia leschenaultiana of Utricaceae family.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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