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Anadenanthera peregrina var. falcata

Anadenanthera peregrina var. falcata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Genus: Anadenanthera
Species: A. peregrina var. falcata
Binomial name
Anadenanthera peregrina (L.) Speg. var. falcata
(Benth.) Altschul
  • Anadenanthera falcata (Benth.) Speg.
  • Piptadenia falcata Benth.
  • Piptadenia peregrina (L.) Benth. var. falcata (Benth.) Chodat & Hassl.[1]

Anadenanthera peregrina var. falcata is a timber tree native to Paraguay and Cerrado vegetation in Brazil, specially in Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, and São Paulo. This plant is also used as an ornamental and medicinal plant.

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See also



  1. ^ International Legume Database & Information Service: Anadenanthera peregrina var. falcata

General References

  • Sangalli, A.; Vieira, M.C.; Heredia, N.A.Z. Levantamento e caracterização de plantas nativas com propriedades medicinais em fragmentos florestais e de Cerrado de Dourados - MS, numa visão etnobotânica. ISHS Acta Horticulturae 569: I Latin-American Symposium on the Production of Medicinal, Aromatic and Condiments Plants
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