Velvet-leaf: 1 definition


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

1) Velvet-leaf in English is the name of a plant defined with Abutilon grandifolium in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Sida grandifolia Willd. (among others).

2) Velvet-leaf is also identified with Abutilon permolle It has the synonym Sida permollis Willd. (etc.).

3) Velvet-leaf is also identified with Abutilon theophrasti It has the synonym Sida tiliifolia Fisch. (etc.).

4) Velvet-leaf is also identified with Chondrodendron tomentosum It has the synonym Botryopsis spruceana Eichler (etc.).

5) Velvet-leaf is also identified with Cissampelos owariensis It has the synonym Cissampelos robertsonii Exell (etc.).

6) Velvet-leaf is also identified with Waltheria indica It has the synonym Waltheria debilis Bojer, nom. nud. (etc.).

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

· Flora of the British West Indian Islands (1859)
· Flora of Tropical Africa (1868)
· United States Exploring Expedition (1854)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1983)
· Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1926)
· Flora Brasiliensis (Martius) (1891)

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