Umthwazi: 1 definition
Umthwazi 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)
Umthwazi in Southern Africa is the name of a plant defined with Rhoicissus tridentata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Vitis capensis Thunb., non Burm. f. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Supplementum Plantarum (1781)
· South African Journal of Botany (1986)
· Prodromus Plantarum Capensium (1794)
· Museum Senckenbergianum (1837)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Kirkia (1963)
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