Vekikam: 1 definition
Vekikam 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)
Vekikam in India is the name of a plant defined with Ipomoea pes-caprae in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Convolvulus bilobatus Roxburgh (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Primitiae Florae Essequeboensis (1818)
· Novae Plantarum Species praesertim Indiae Orientalis (1821)
· Cytologia (1979)
· Hortus suburbanus Londinensis (1818)
· Flora AegyptiacoArabica (1775)
· Guihaia (1994)
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