Calliandra humilis

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Calliandra humilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Calliandra
Species: C. humilis
Binomial name
Calliandra humilis

Calliandra humilis (common name dwarf stickpea) is a species of flowering plants of the genus Calliandra in the Fabaceae family.


The Zuni people use the powdered root of this plant three times a day for rashes.[1]


  1. ^ Camazine, Scott and Robert A. Bye 1980 A Study Of The Medical Ethnobotany Of The Zuni Indians of New Mexico. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2:365-388 (p. 376)

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