Hymenaea martiana

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Hymenaea martiana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Hymenaea
Species: H. martiana
Binomial name
Hymenaea martiana
Hayne

Hymenaea martiana is a tree species in the genus Hymenaea found in Brazil (Alagoas, Bahia, Ceara, Goias, Mato Grosso, Minas Gerais, Pernambuco) and Paraguay.[1]

Chemicals[edit]

The three rhamnosides eucryphin, astilbin and engelitin can be isolated from the bark of H. martiana.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hymenaea martiana on www.ars-grin.gov
  2. ^ Carneiro, E.; Calixto, J. B.; Monache‌, F. D.; Yunes, R. A. (1993). "Isolation, Chemical Identification and Pharmacological Evaluation of Eucryphin, Astilbin and Engelitin Obtained from the Bark of Hymenaea martiana". Pharmaceutical Biology 31 (1): 38–46. doi:10.3109/13880209309082916. 

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