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

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]


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


  1. ^ Hymenaea martiana on www.ars-grin.gov
  2. ^ Isolation, Chemical Identification and Pharmacological Evaluation of Eucryphin, Astilbin and Engelitin Obtained from the Bark of Hymenaea martiana. Eliane Carneiro, João B. Calixto, Franco Delle Monache‌and Rosendo A. Yunes, Pharmaceutical Biology, 1993, Vol. 31, No. 1, Pages 38-46, doi:10.3109/13880209309082916

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