Pterogyne

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Pterogyne
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Pterogyne

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P. nitens
Binomial name
Pterogyne nitens
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Pterogyne is a monotypic genus in the legume family, Fabaceae. The sole species is Pterogyne nitens. Spanish common names include guiraró, palo coca, or tipa colorado.[1] In Portuguese, it is commonly known as amendoim bravo, cocal or madeira nova. It is found in Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina.[1] It is threatened by habitat loss and harvesting for timber.[1]

Five guanidine alkaloid natural products were isolated from the leaves of Pterogyne nitens: nitensidine D, nitensidine E, pterogynine, pterogynidine, and galegine.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Prado, D. (1998). "Pterogyne nitens". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 1998: e.T32977A9739802. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1998.RLTS.T32977A9739802.en.
  2. ^ The Legume Phylogeny Working Group (LPWG). (2017). "A new subfamily classification of the Leguminosae based on a taxonomically comprehensive phylogeny". Taxon. 66 (1): 44–77. doi:10.12705/661.3.
  3. ^ Regasini, Luis Octávio; Castro-Gamboa, Ian; Silva, Dulce Helena Siqueira; Furlan, Maysa; Barreiro, Eliezer Jesus; Ferreira, Paulo Michel Pinheiro; Pessoa, Cláudia; Lotufo, Letícia Veras Costa; de Moraes, Manoel Odorico; Young, Maria Claudia Marx; Bolzani, Vanderlan da Silva (2009-03-27). "Cytotoxic Guanidine Alkaloids fromPterogyne nitens△". Journal of Natural Products. American Chemical Society (ACS). 72 (3): 473–476. doi:10.1021/np800612x. ISSN 0163-3864.