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
  • Acacia humilis Schltdl.
  • Anneslia herbacea (A.Gray) Britton & Rose
  • Anneslia humilis Britton & Rose
  • Calliandra herbacea A.Gray
  • Calliandra herbacea Engelm.
  • Calliandra humilis B.L.Turner
  • Feuilleea humilis Kuntze

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.[2]


  1. ^ The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species, retrieved 19 June 2016 
  2. ^ 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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