MULTILINGUAL MULTISCRIPT PLANT NAME DATABASE



Sorting Abrus names


Species on this page (
A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms) :



Abrus precatorius L.

SYNONYM(S) :   Abrus abrus (L.) W. Wight.,   Glycine abrus L.

BURMESE :  Ywe gale, Ywe nge.

ENGLISH :  Black-eyed Susan, Coral-beadplant, Crab's eyes,  Indian licorice, Jamaican licorice, Jequirity, Jequirity bean,  Jumbie beads,  Jumble beadsLicorice vine, Love bean, Love nut, Lucky bean,  Minnie minnies, Prayer beads, Prayer beans, Precatory, Precatory bean, Red beadvine, Rosary pea, Weatherplant, Weathervine, Wild liquorice.  

FRENCH :   Cascavelle (Réunion),  Graine diable (Réunion), Herbe de diable (Réunion), Soldat (Réunion), Réglisse (Réunion), Réglisse marron, Pater noster (Réunion), Jéquirity, Grain d'église, Pois rouge.

GERMAN :  Paternoster-Erbse.

MADURESE : 
Ga'saga'an lakek.

MALAY : 
Kenderi, Piling-piling, Saga (Kalimantan), Saga telik (Indonesian - Java), Taning bajang.

NEPALESE :    Laalgedii,    Ratigedii.

PORTUGUESE :  
Jequirity, Jiquiriti (Brazil).

SERBIAN : Brojanice-očenaš, Jekviriti, Crveni grašak.

SUNDANESE :  Saga areuy.


Photographs of flowers, beans and beads in pods at Bardbadine. (nice shots).
Photographs of beads, and the familiar entertaining fascinating but scientifically serious descriptions at Wayne's Word.

NOTE :  the deadly seeds  should not be confused with those of the Adenanthera species. Refer to Professor Wayne. P. Armstrong's articles < http://waynesword.palomar.edu/plmar97.htm#jumbie > and  < http://waynesword.palomar.edu/ww0601c.htm#deadliest >.   for information.


 


HOW TO CITE THIS PAGE / COLLECTION OF RECORDS

Porcher Michel H. et al. 1995 - 2020, Sorting Abrus Names. Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database   (M.M.P.N.D - A Work in Progress. School of Agriculture and Food Systems. Faculty of Land & Food Resources. The University of Melbourne. Australia.
< http://www.plantnames.unimelb.edu.au/Sorting/Abrus.html > (2006).

 

REFERENCES
General Bibliography
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Specific & complementary




Armstrong  W. P. 2005. Online Textbook of Natural History. Botany & Biology : incl. Ecology, Adaptations & Economic Uses by People. Wayne's Word, Palomar College, USA. < http://waynesword.palomar.edu/wayne.htm >.  Warning : Every page of this mega site is incredibbly interesting. Replace at least one TV night with a thorough browsing of it and your life will be that much richer.

Armstrong  W. P. 2005. Noteworthy Plants of the World - Magical Seeds from India.. < http://waynesword.palomar.edu/plmar97.htm#jumbie >

Armstrong  W. P. 2005. Botanical Record-Breakers - Amazing Trivia about Plants. The Deadliest Plants In The World. Wayne's Word. < http://waynesword.palomar.edu/ww0601c.htm#deadliest >.

Balian Blue, 2003,  KHASIAT TANAMAN PILING-PILING (ABRUS PRECATORIUS L.).
< http://www.iloveblue.com/bali_gaul_funky/artikel_bali/detail/200.htm >.  Many more local names in this article.

Barbadine, 2005, Abrus precatorius L. Barbadine - Graines et Semences Tropicales (Tropical Seeds), Ile de la Réunion (France). Bi-lingual site. < http://www.barbadine.com/pages/abrus_precatorius_lien.htm >.

U Pe Than, U Kyaw Tun, & staff of TIL , 2005,  Myanmar Medicinal Plants , Tun Institute of Learning (TIL), < http://www.tuninst.net/MyanMedPlants/TIL/indx-TIL.htm >,  Incl.  U Hla Maw, 1959, A List of Burmese Medicinal Plants1, Pharmaceuticals Section, Applied Chemistry,  Research Department, Union of Burma Applied Research Institute.  < http://www.tuninst.net/MyanMedPlants/UHM/akshara/myan.htm#INDEX-VERNACULAR-NAMES >.

USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxdump.pl?abrus (18 April 2005). (GRIN)



Contributors to this page (Personal communication) :  Angela Drenovac.

 


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