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genus rau·volfi·a

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  1. genus Rauwolfia, genus Rauvolfianoun

    pantropical genus of somewhat poisonous shrubs and small trees


  1. genus rauvolfia

    Genus Rauvolfia, named after Leonard Rauwolf, is a classification of about 60-100 species of perennial trees, shrubs, and a few lianas in the family Apocynaceae. They are native to tropical and subtropical regions, specifically the Americas, Africa, and Asia. Many Rauvolfia species, including the well-known Rauvolfia serpentina, are used in traditional medicine, notably as a treatment for hypertension due to their high concentration of alkaloids. However, their use requires careful supervision due to potential side effects.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of genus Rauvolfia in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of genus Rauvolfia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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    a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    • A. nuisance
    • B. model
    • C. gauge
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