This one example points to a glaring problem in Herbal medicine
lack of true scholarship shown by the traders and their webmasters...
they just cut and paste... such discrepancy hopefully serves as a red
flag to the consumers!
I often wonder what can one do? If they are so careless with what
write, how careful can they be with what they put in their bottles?
Usha Desai MD
On Mar 15, 7:26 pm, Pankaj Kumar <sahanipan...@gmail.com
> Seems to me like a result of one mistake being copied again and again
> and again....
> None of those sites are authentic which shows this plant name on
> google and none of the authentic sites show this plant.
> On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 7:50 PM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh.va...@gmail.com
> > Gurcharan ji ... me too had the same doubt ... two distinct genera made
> > synonymous must be a blunder somewhere, sometime ago ... later on, simply
> > must have got copy-pasted in various instances.
> > Though this matter itself is irrelevant to many who visit those sites ... it
> > gives a good idea of errors floating on the internet.
> > Regards.
> > Dinesh
> > On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 7:06 PM, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com
> >> Adenanthera vasika does not figure in Kew Plant List, IPNI or GRIN, and
> >> evidently not a published name. Adenathera is a genus of
> >> Fabaceae:Mimosoideae, and looks strange how the two are linked, except for
> >> if an illegitimate name if ever published. But then this should be mentioned
> >> in at least IPNI and Kew Plant List, which list all published names. But
> >> strangely there are so many sources on the net mentioning this name (as
> >> synonym of Adhatoda vasica), as mentioned by Dinesh ji.
> >> --
> >> Dr. Gurcharan Singh
> >> Retired Associate Professor
> >> SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
> >> Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
> >> Phone: 011-25518297 Mob: 9810359089
> >> On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 6:36 PM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh.va...@gmail.com