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Acacia simplex

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Fabaceae
Scientific name  Acacia simplex
Order  Fabales
Genus  Acacia
Rank  Species
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Similar  Acacia maidenii, Acacia phlebophylla, Acacia obtusifolia, Acacia complanata, Acacia alpina

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Acacia simplex is a perennial climbing tree native to islands in the western part of the Pacific Ocean as far east as Savaiʻi. It is also found in Argentina. This tree grows up to 12 m in height.

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There is no common English name, but it is called tatakia in Fiji, tatagia in Samoa, tātāngia in Tonga and Martaoui in New-Caledonia

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Uses

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The tree is used as a toxin in fishing. It incapacitates the fish, but it is apparently not harmful to people.

Bark

  • N-methyltryptamine
  • N,N-dimethyltryptamine
  • 2-methyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-B-carboline
  • Leafy stems

  • N-methyltryptamine
  • N,N-dimethyltryptamine
  • 2-methyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-B-carboline
  • N,N-formylmethyltryptamine
  • Traces of another unidentified alkaloid
  • Stem bark

    Total alkaloids 3.6% of which 40% N-methyltryptamine, 22.5% N,N-dimethyltryptamine, 12.7% 2-methyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-β-carboline.

    Twigs

    Total alkaloids 0.11%, of which N-methyltryptamine 26.3%, 6.2% N,N-dimethyltryptamine, 5.8% 2-methyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahyrdo-β-carboline, 1.6% N,N-formylmethyltryptamine.

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