Alchornea floribunda

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
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, Congo, Equatorial Guinea (incl. Bioko), Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe, Zaire, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.[1]

The plant has psychedelic and aphrodisiac properties.[2] The powdered rootbark is used for traditional medicine.

Compounds contained in Alchornea floribunda:[3]

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