Machaerium nyctitans

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Machaerium nyctitans
Machaerium nictitans - Jardim Botânico de São Paulo - IMG 0305.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae
Genus: Machaerium
Species: M. nyctitans
Binomial name
Machaerium nyctitans
(Vell.) Benth.

Nissolia nyctitans Vell.

Machaerium nyctitans, also known as canela do brejo [1] or espuela de gallo,[1] is a tree species in the family Fabaceae, native to Brazil and Argentina.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Machaerium nyctitans (Vell.Conc.) Benth.". International Legume Database & Information Service (ILDIS). Archived from the original on 2008-04-04. Retrieved 2008-07-29. 
  2. ^ "Taxon: Machaerium nyctitans (Vell.) Benth.". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Area. Retrieved 2008-07-29.