Vishamacchada, Viṣamacchada: 5 definitions


Vishamacchada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Viṣamacchada can be transliterated into English as Visamacchada or Vishamacchada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Vishamachchhada.

Biology (plants and animals)

[«previous next»] — Vishamacchada in Biology glossary
Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Visamacchada in India is the name of a plant defined with Alstonia scholaris in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Beluttakaka malabarica (Lam.) Kuntze (among others).

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

· World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database (2003)
· World Checklist of Seed Plants. (1995)
· Mantissa Plantarum (1767)
· Annales du muséum national d’histoire naturelle (1810)
· Encycl. (Lamarck) (1786)
· Journal of Natural Products

If you are looking for specific details regarding Visamacchada, for example pregnancy safety, chemical composition, extract dosage, diet and recipes, side effects, health benefits, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vishamacchada in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Viṣamacchada (विषमच्छद).—m.

(-daḥ) A plant, (Echites scholaris.) E. viṣama odd, and chada a leaf; having seven leaves on a stalk. “saptacchada vṛkṣe .”

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Viṣamacchada (विषमच्छद):—[=vi-ṣama-cchada] [from vi-ṣama] m. = sapta-cch, Alstonia Scholaris, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] Echites Scholaris, [Horace H. Wilson]

[Sanskrit to German]

Vishamacchada in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vishamacchada in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Viṣamacchada (ವಿಷಮಚ್ಛದ):—[noun] the evergreen tree Alstonia scholaris of Apocynaceae family.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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