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Anadenanthera colubrina

Accepted name

Anadenanthera colubrina (Vell.) Brenan1


Acacia colubrina Mart.2
Acacia grata Willd.
Mimosa colubrina Vell.2
Piptadenia grata (Willd.) J.F. Macbr.


Tribe: Mimoseae;  Genus: Anadenanthera


Perennial non-climbing tree

Geographical records

Indian Ocean1:   Mauritius(I)1

South America1:   Argentina(U)2, Bolivia(U)2, 3, Brazil(U)2, 4, Paraguay(U)2, Peru(U)2, 3

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

Literature citations



2005 (Indian Ocean) Lock JM & Ireland H (JS2005);     Coordinator: 1994/1995 Lewis GP


1:Polhill, R, M. (1990) Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
2:Altschul, SirivonReis (1964) Contr. Gray Herb. 193: 3-95 Taxonomic Study of Anadenanthera
3:Schultes, R.E. (1978) Bot. Mus. Leafl. 26 (9-10): 311-332 Evol. Identif. S. Amer. Narcotics
4:Lewis, G.P. (1987) Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 369 pp Legumes of Bahia

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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