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English translation: Gurru Nuts

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01:48 May 18, 2003
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
Science - Botany
English term or phrase: nitida
type of kola nut
English translation:Gurru Nuts
Explanation:
Cola nitida (Cola)

Botanic Name
Cola nitida, (Cola vera)

Common Name
Cola, Kola, Kola Seeds, Gurru Nuts, Bissy Nuts, Cola Seeds, Guru Nut 1

Family
Sterculiaceae

Parts Used
Seed

Habitat
Sierra Leone, North Ashanti, and around the Niger delta. Cultivated in the West Indies, Brazil, and Java. 2

Constituents
Caffeine 3

Polyphenolic compounds (including catechin, epicatechin, tannins, and ‘Kola red’) 3

Choline and betaine 3

Starch, sugars, minerals (especially potassium) 3

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Gurru Nuts


Explanation:
Cola nitida (Cola)

Botanic Name
Cola nitida, (Cola vera)

Common Name
Cola, Kola, Kola Seeds, Gurru Nuts, Bissy Nuts, Cola Seeds, Guru Nut 1

Family
Sterculiaceae

Parts Used
Seed

Habitat
Sierra Leone, North Ashanti, and around the Niger delta. Cultivated in the West Indies, Brazil, and Java. 2

Constituents
Caffeine 3

Polyphenolic compounds (including catechin, epicatechin, tannins, and ‘Kola red’) 3

Choline and betaine 3

Starch, sugars, minerals (especially potassium) 3




    Reference: http://www.ann.com.au/herbs/Monographs/cola.htm
Cristina Moldovan do Amaral
United States
Local time: 10:58
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