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 sellowiana Hayne

Hymenaea martiana is a tree species in the genus Hymenaea found in Brazil (Alagoas, Bahia, Ceara, Goias, Mato Grosso, Minas Gerais, Pernambuco) and Paraguay.[2]


The three rhamnosides eucryphin, astilbin and engelitin can be isolated from the bark of H. martiana.[3]


  1. ^ "The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species". Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Hymenaea martiana on www.ars-grin.gov
  3. ^ Carneiro, E.; Calixto, J. B.; Monache‌, F. D.; Yunes, R. A. (1993). "Isolation, Chemical Identification and Pharmacological Evaluation of Eucryphin, Astilbin and Engelitin Obtained from the Bark of Hymenaea martiana". Pharmaceutical Biology 31 (1): 38–46. doi:10.3109/13880209309082916. 

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