Pfaffia glomerata

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Pfaffia glomerata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Pfaffia
Species: P. glomerata
Binomial name
Pfaffia glomerata
(Spreng.) Pedersen

Alternanthera glauca
Gomphrena dunaliana
Gomphrena glauca
Gomphrena luzulaeflora
Gomphrena stenophylla
Iresine glomerata
Iresine luzuliflora
Mogiphanes dunaliana
Mogiphanes glauca
Pfaffia divergens
Pfaffia dunaliana
Pfaffia glabrescens
Pfaffia glauca
Pfaffia iresinoides
Pfaffia luzulaeflora
Pfaffia stenophylla
Sertuernera glauca
Sertuernera luzulaeflora[1]

Pfaffia glomerata is an medicinal plant[2] native to Argentina,[3] Bolivia,[4] Cerrado, and Pantanal vegetation in Brazil.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Pfaffia glomerata at (in Spanish) Sistema de Información de Biodiversidad
  2. ^ Marques LC, Galvão SM, Espínola E, et al. (July 2004). "Psychopharmacological assessment of Pfaffia glomerata roots (extract BNT-08) in rodents". Phytother Res. 18 (7): 566–72. PMID 15305318. doi:10.1002/ptr.1500. 
  3. ^ Pfaffia glomerata at Sistema de Información de Biodiversidad
  4. ^ Pfaffia stenophylla at Bolivia Checklist on