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Carapichea

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Kingdom  Plantae
Clade  Eudicots
Order  Gentianales
Scientific name  Carapichea
Rank  Genus
Clade  Angiosperms
Clade  Asterids
Family  Rubiaceae
Higher classification  Psychotrieae
Carapichea
Similar  Carapichea ipecacuanha, Rubiaceae, Margaritopsis, Rosenbergiodendron, Arachnothryx

Carapichea is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. It is native to Central America and northern South America from Nicaragua to Brazil. One species, Carapichea ipecacuanha, is used medicinally as the source of ipecac, a powerful emetic.

Species include:

  • Carapichea adinantha
  • Carapichea affinis (Standl.) L.Andersson - Costa Rica, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil
  • Carapichea altsonii
  • Carapichea araguariensis
  • Carapichea crebinervia
  • Carapichea dolichophylla (Standl.) C.M.Taylor - Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
  • Carapichea fimbriflora
  • Carapichea franquevilleana
  • Carapichea guianensis Aubl. - Suriname, French Guiana, Amapá, Pará
  • Carapichea ipecacuanha (Brot.) L.Andersson - Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia, Brazil
  • Carapichea klugii
  • Carapichea ligularis (Rudge) Delprete - Brazil, Suriname, French Guiana, Guyana
  • Carapichea lucida J.G.Jardim & Zappi - Bahia
  • Carapichea maturacensis
  • Carapichea necopinata
  • Carapichea nivea
  • Carapichea pacimonica
  • Carapichea panurensis
  • Carapichea sandwithiana
  • Carapichea tillettii
  • Carapichea urniformis
  • Carapichea vasivensis
  • Carapichea verrucosa
  • References

    Carapichea Wikipedia


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