Mappia foetida

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Pravin Kawale

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Aug 2, 2011, 3:34:32 AM8/2/11
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Hi,
Today at Kanakeshwar,Alibag
Mappia foetida
(Nothapodytes)
Marathi Names: Naraki, Amruta
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Smilax004

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Aug 2, 2011, 5:28:53 AM8/2/11
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Nothapodytes nimmoniana of Icacinaceae.
An important medicinal plant because of the drug Camptothecin, that is
used in treating cancer. Camphothecin is present in the bark of N.
nimmoniana and is extracted commercially.

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Giby
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Ushadi micromini

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Aug 2, 2011, 6:56:50 AM8/2/11
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Never seen tha plant, new to me...
thanks both of you
Usha di
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