Aspidosperma

Title: Aspidosperma
Additional Names: Quebracho
Literature References: Dried bark of Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco Schlecht., Apocynaceae. Habit. Argentina. Constit. 0.3-1.4% alkaloids¾aspidospermine, aspidospermatine, aspidosamine, quebrachine, quebrachamine, hypoquebrachine, quebrachol, quebrachit; tannin.
Use: Chlorinated quebracho can be used to control nematodes and other parasitic worms in soils: Santmyer, US 2799612 (1957 to Monsanto).
Therap-Cat: Respiratory stimulant.
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Aspidosperma
Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Genus: Aspidosperma
Mart. & Zucc.
Species

Many, see text

Aspidosperma sp. - MHNT

Aspidosperma is a genus of flowering plant in the family Apocynaceae.

Species include:

  • Aspidosperma curranii
  • Aspidosperma cylindrocarpon
  • Aspidosperma darienense
  • Aspidosperma dasycarpon
  • Aspidosperma discolor
  • Aspidosperma excelsum
  • Aspidosperma jaunechense
  • Aspidosperma macrocarpon
  • Aspidosperma megalocarpon
  • Aspidosperma melanocalyx
  • Aspidosperma myristicifolia
  • Aspidosperma parvifolium
  • Aspidosperma polyneuron
  • Aspidosperma populifolium
  • Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco
  • Aspidosperma ramiflorum
  • Aspidosperma spruceanum
  • Aspidosperma subincanum
  • Aspidosperma tomentosum
  • Aspidosperma triternatum