Alchornea floribunda

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Alchornea floribunda
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Acalyphoideae
Tribe: Alchorneae
Genus: Alchornea
Species: A. floribunda
Binomial name
Alchornea floribunda
Müll. Arg.

Alchornea floribunda is a plant native to Sudan, Uganda, Cameroon, Central African Republic, the Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea (incl. Bioko), Gabon, São Tomé and Príncipe, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.[1] The plant is locally known as Niando.

Medicinal uses

The powdered rootbark is used for traditional medicine.

Species

Compounds contained in Alchornea floribunda:[2]

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