Erythroxylum

Erythroxylum

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Erythroxylum is a genus of tropical flowering plants in the family Erythroxylaceae. Many species contain the drug cocaine: Erythroxylum coca, a native of South America, is the main commercial source of cocaine and of the mild stimulant coca tea. Another species, Erythroxylum vacciniifolium (also known as Catuaba) is used as an aphrodisiac in Brazilian drinks and herbal medicine.Erythroxylum species are food sources for the larvae of some butterflies and moths, including Dalcera abrasa, which has been recorded on E. deciduum.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136755572
  • 9786136755571