Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
Specimens with Sequences:44
Specimens with Barcodes:36
Species With Barcodes:3
Adenanthera is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It grows in the northeast of Brazil. In some places is called Piriquiti. It has a brightly colored red seeds, which are poisonous if ingested raw. Beautiful shiny seeds in northeastern Brazil are used to make necklaces and other handicrafts. Often mistakenly referred as the seed of a tree pau - Brazil. Adenanthera contains the following species:
- Adenanthera bicolor Merr. (Sri Lanka)
- Adenanthera intermedia Merr. (Philippines)
- Adenanthera pavonina L. - Coralwood (India)
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