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Notable Name Changes in Plants of Indian Puranas


A total of 359 plants have been described in Vamana Purana, Vayu Purana, Kurma Purana, Matsya Purana, Brahmavaivartra Purana, Agni Purana and Brahma Puranas. Out of 359 botanical names attributed to them, 279 names are largely accepted even today. This paper provides the list of currently accepted botanical names or author citations of remaining 80 plants.


Agni Purana, Brahmavaivartra Purana, Kurma Purana, Matsya Purana, Nomenclature, Vamana Purana, Vayu Purana.



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