Jaborandi

Long pepper or Piper longum
Catégories : Plantes médicinales
Pilocarpus (Wikipedia)

Pilocarpus
Pilocarpus pennatifolius - Köhler–s Medizinal-Pflanzen-238.jpg
Paraguay Jaborandi (Pilocarpus pennatifolius)
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Pilocarpus

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Pilocarpus is a genus of about 13 species of plants belonging to the family Rutaceae, native to the Neotropics of South America. Various species are important pharmacologically as a source of the parasympathomimetic alkaloid Pilocarpine. Many of the species have the common name jaborandi.

Jaborandi (Wiktionary)

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Etymology

Portuguese jaborandi

Noun

jaborandi (plural jaborandis)

  1. Any of several species of the genus Pilocarpus of plants, some of which are important medicinally.

Derived terms

  • jaborine

Translations


Portuguese

Alternative forms

  • jaborandy (obsolete)

Etymology

From Old Tupi.

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ʒa.bo.ɾɐ̃.ˈd͡ʒi/
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