Clitoria fairchildiana

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Clitoria fairchildiana
Clitoria fairchildiana (18418118846).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Clitoria
Species: C. fairchildiana
Binomial name
Clitoria fairchildiana
R. A. Howard

Clitoria fairchildiana, the Sombreiro, is a flowering plant species in the genus Clitoria found in Campina Grande, Brazil.

The rotenoids clitoriacetal, stemonacetal, 6-deoxyclitoriacetal, 11-deoxyclitoriacetal, 9-demethylclitoriacetal and stemonal can be isolated from C. fairchildiana.[1]


  1. ^ Antiinflammatory activity of rotenoids from Clitoria fairchildiana. Pereira da Silva, B. and Paz Parente, J. (2002), Phytotherapy Research, 16: 87–88, doi:10.1002/ptr.807

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