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List of names matching "Anadenanthera peregrina"
Status Name
accepted Anadenanthera peregrina (L.) Speg.

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Anadenanthera peregrina

Accepted name

Anadenanthera peregrina (L.) Speg.1, 2, 3, 4


Acacia angustiloba DC.5
Acacia microphylla Willd.5
Acacia niopo (Willd.) Kunth5
Acacia peregrina (L.) Willd.2, 5
Inga niopo Willd.5
Mimosa acacioides Benth.5
Mimosa niopo (Willd.) Poir.5
Mimosa parvifolia Poir.5
Mimosa peregrina L.2, 3, 5
Niopa peregrina (L.) Britton & Rose2, 3, 5
Piptadenia niopo (Willd.) Spruce5
Piptadenia peregrina (L.) Benth.2, 3, 5


Tribe: Mimoseae;  Genus: Anadenanthera

Vernacular names

Bois Galle6; Bois Écorce6; Candelón6; Candelón de Teta6; Cohoba4; Cojoba6; Oeuf de Poule6; Tamarindo de Teta6; Vilca4; Yopo4


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Miscellaneous5; Miscellaneous4

Geographical records

Caribbean3, 6:   Dominica(N)3, Dominican Republic(N)3, 6, Grenada(N)3, Haiti(N)3, Martinique(N)3, Puerto Rico(N)3, St Vincent(N)3, Trinidad & Tobago(N)3

South America3, 7:   Brazil(N)2, 3, 5, Colombia(N)5, 8, French Guiana(U)7, Guyana(N)5, Paraguay(N)5, Surinam(U)7, Venezuela(N)5, 8

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Literature citations

Description5, 6;  Distribution3, 4, 5;  Illustration3, 4, 6


1993 Zarucchi JL;     Coordinator: 1994/1995 Lewis GP


1:Amshoff, G.J.H. (1953) Bol. Tecn. Inst. Agron. N. 28: 77-83... Crudia na America do Sul
2:Lewis, G.P. (1987) Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 369 pp Legumes of Bahia
3:Howard, R.A. et al. (1988) Dicotyledoneae Part 1. Fl. Lesser Antilles Arnold Arboretum
4:Altschul, S. vonReis (1972) Anadenanthera in Amerindian Cultures. Bot. Mus. Harv. Univ.
5:Altschul, SirivonReis (1964) Contr. Gray Herb. 193: 3-95 Taxonomic Study of Anadenanthera
6:Liogier, A.H. (1985) La Flore de la Espanola. III
7:Boggan, V. et al. (1993) Checklist of plants of the Guianas. Univ. Guyana. Georgetown.
8:Schultes, R.E. (1978) Bot. Mus. Leafl. 26 (9-10): 311-332 Evol. Identif. S. Amer. Narcotics

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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