List of plants of the Amazon rainforest

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This is a list of plants found in the wild in Amazon Rainforest vegetation of Brazil. The estimates from useful plants suggested that there are 800 plant species of economic or social value in this forest, according to Giacometti (1990).[1] Additions are currently being made to this list.

Flora definition Flora is the scientific word for plant.

Annonaceae[edit]

Plant unknown

Apocynaceae[edit]

Arecaceae[edit]

Bromeliaceae[edit]

Chrysobalanaceae[edit]

Clusiaceae[edit]

Euphorbiaceae[edit]

Fabaceae[edit]

Caesalpinioideae[edit]

Heliconiaceae[edit]

Lecythidaceae[edit]

Malpighiaceae[edit]

Malvaceae[edit]

Meliaceae[edit]

Myrtaceae[edit]

Olacaceae[edit]

Orchidaceae[edit]

Rubiaceae[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Giacometti, D.C. (1990). "Estratégias de coleta e conservação de germoplasma hortícola da América tropical". Proc. Simpósio Latinoamericano sobre recursos genéticos de espécies hortícolas (Fundação Cargill): 91–110. 

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