Umkahlwane: 1 definition
Umkahlwane 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)
Umkahlwane in Southern Africa is the name of a plant defined with Tabernaemontana elegans in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Conopharyngia elegans (Stapf) Stapf (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2003)
· Adansonia (1976)
· Flora of Tropical Africa (1902)
· Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Royal Gardens, Kew (1894)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2000)
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