Authored by: Quattrocchi F.L.S. Umberto

CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants

Print publication date:  May  2012
Online publication date:  April  2016

Print ISBN: 9781420080445
eBook ISBN: 9781482250640
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Presumably from the Greek zaleia, ancient name applied by Dioscorides to the daphne Alexandreia; or named from the corruption of an Indian name, vallai-sharunai; see Species Plantarum 1: 223–224. 1753, Flora Indica ... nec non Prodromus Florae Capensis 110 (t. 31). 1768 and James A. Baines, Australian Plant Genera. An Etymological Dictionary of Australian Plant Genera. 402. Chipping Norton, N.S.W. 1981, Fl. Mascareignes 104: 1–13. 1991.


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