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Myracrodruon urundeuva

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Myracrodruon urundeuva
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Anacardiaceae
Genus: Myracrodruon
M. urundeuva
Binomial name
Myracrodruon urundeuva

Myracrodruon urundeuva (Portuguese common names: aroeira-do-sertão, aroeira preta, urundeúva, urindeúva, arindeúva) is a timber tree, which is often used for beekeeping. This plant is native to Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay, and it is typical of Caatinga, Cerrado, and Pantanal vegetation in Brazil.


Trunk of M. urundeuva

It is reported that the plant is very susceptible to particular herbicides such as glyphosate, suggesting a restricted and proper weed management for the species.[1]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Duarte, N.F.; et al. (2006). "Selectivity of herbicides upon Myracrodruon urundeuva (Aroeira)". Planta Daninha. 24 (2). Sociedade Brasileira da Ciência das Plantas Daninhas: 329–337. doi:10.1590/S0100-83582006000200016.

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