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Authored by: Quattrocchi F.L.S. Umberto

CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants

Print publication date:  May  2012
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Latin vacca, ae ‘a cow’, fodder, pastures, referring to the milk production of cows, the roots are galactagogue, the plant was regarded as good fodder; see Genera Plantarum 3. 1776, Medikus, Friedrich Kasimir (1736–1808), Philosophische Botanik (mit kritischen Bemerkungen). 1: 96. Mannheim, 1789–1791 and Acta Bot. Neerl. xv. 160. 1966, H. Genaust, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der botanischen Pflanzennamen. 673. 1996.


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