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Himatanthus bracteatus

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Apocynaceae
Scientific name  Himatanthus bracteatus
Rank  Species
Order  Gentianales
Genus  Himatanthus
Higher classification  Himatanthus
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Similar  Himatanthus, Himatanthus obovatus, Synadenium grantii, Apocynaceae, Rauvolfioideae

Himatanthus bracteatus is a species of the genus Himatanthus (Apocynaceae), native Venezuela, Colombia, the Guianas, Brazil, Peru, and Ecuador. It is a shrub with oblong, obovate and acuminate leaves, white flowers in terminal corymbs and follicles with winged seed.


  • In Portuguese, it is called janaúba, angélica-da-mata and banana-de-papagaio.
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