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Pilocarpus

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Rutaceae
Scientific name  Pilocarpus
Rank  Genus
Order  Sapindales
Subfamily  Rutoideae
Higher classification  Rutaceae
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Similar  Pilocarpus microphyllus, Rutaceae, Physostigma venenosum, Esenbeckia, Galipea

Pilocarpus is a genus of about 13 species of plants belonging to the family Rutaceae, native to the neotropics of South America. Various species are important pharmacologically as a source of the parasympathomimetic alkaloid Pilocarpine. Many of the species have the common name jaborandi.

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Pilocarpus Transcriptome Project

Etymology

The taxonomic name Pilocarpus means cap-shaped fruit.

Species

Selected species
  • Pilocarpus jaborandi (Pernambuco jaborandi)
  • Pilocarpus microphyllus (Maranham jaborandi)
  • Pilocarpus racemosus (Guadeloupe jaborandi)
  • Pilocarpus pennatifolius (Paraguay jaborandi)
  • Pilocarpus spicatus (Aracati jaborandi)

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    References

    Pilocarpus Wikipedia


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