Leucaena glauca Benth.

Nota de alcance (en)

Origin:

The plains of India.

Action:

The bark and leaves contain 16.3 and 3% tannin respectively. Leaves also contain quercitrin (0.08%). The toxicity of the plant is due to an alkaloid leucenine or leucenol. Beta-and alpha-aminopropionic acid is reported to be identical with mimosine (from Mimosa pudica).

Toxicity:

The toxicity of the plant is due to an alkaloid leucenine or leucenol.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p375.

Leucaena glauca Benth.
Término aceptado: 23-Feb-2021