Cola attiensis

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Cola attiensis
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae
Genus: Cola
Species: C. attiensis
Binomial name
Cola attiensis
Aubrev. & Pellegrin

Cola attiensis is a species of flowering plant in the Malvaceae family. It is endemic to Côte d'Ivoire. An extract from the plant exhibits visceral antileishmanial properties.[1]

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  1. ^ Iwu, M M; J E Jackson; J D Tally; D L Klayman (October 1992). "Evaluation of plant extracts for antileishmanial activity using a mechanism-based radiorespirometric microtechnique (RAM)". Planta-Med (Thieme Medical Publishers) 58 (5): 436–441. doi:10.1055/s-2006-961508. PMID 1470668. 

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