Tusham: 1 definition
Tusham means something in biology. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Tusham in India is the name of a plant defined with Terminalia bellirica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Myrobalanus laurinoides (Teijsm. & Binn.) Kuntze (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Plant Systematics and Evolution (1996)
· Hooker’s Journal of Botany Kew Gard. Misc. (1851)
· Novae Plantarum Species (1821)
· Flora of the British India (1878)
· Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique (1856)
· Plants of the Coast of Coromandel (1805)
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