Cinchona calisaya

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Cinchona calisaya
Branchlets with flowers and fruits
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Cinchona
C. calisaya
Binomial name
Cinchona calisaya
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Distribution range

Cinchona calisaya is a species of shrub or tree in the family Rubiaceae.[1] It is native to the forests of the eastern slopes of the Andes, where they grow from 200–3,300 metres (660–10,830 ft) in elevation in Peru and Bolivia.[1]


  1. ^ a b Andersson, Lennart (1997). A Revision of the Genus Cinchona (Rubiaceae-Cinchoneae). New York Botanical Garden. pp. 51–54. ISBN 9780893274160.

Further reading[edit]

Maehara, Shoji; Simanjuntak, Partomuan; Maetani, Yoshihide (April 2013). "Ability of endophytic filamentous fungi associated with Cinchona ledgeriana to produce Cinchona alkaloids". Journal of Natural Medicines. 67 (2): 421–423. doi:10.1007/s11418-012-0701-8. PMID 22886817.