Kielmeyera coriacea

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Kielmeyera coriacea
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Calophyllaceae
Genus: Kielmeyera
K. coriacea
Binomial name
Kielmeyera coriacea

Kielmeyera coriacea (pau santo) is a medicinal plant [1] native to Cerrado and Pantanal vegetation in Brazil. In addition, this plant is also used as a honey plant.


  1. ^ Audi EA, Otobone F, Martins JV, Cortez DA (October 2002). "Preliminary evaluation of Kielmeyera coriacea leaves extract on the central nervous system". Fitoterapia. 73 (6): 517–9. doi:10.1016/S0367-326X(02)00183-1. PMID 12385878.


  • Por, F.D. (2002). The Pantanal of Mato Grosso (Brazil): World's Largest Wetlands (Monographiae Biologicae). Springer. ISBN 0-7923-3481-7.
  • Raffauf, Robert F. (1996). Plant Alkaloids: A Guide to Their Discovery and Distribution. Food Products Press. ISBN 1-56022-860-1.

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