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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Caesalpinioideae
Tribus: Ingeae
Genus: Calliandra
Sectio: C. sect. Microcallis
Species: Calliandra humilis
Varieties: C. h. var. humilis – C. h. var. reticulata
Name

Calliandra humilis Benth.
References

London Journal of Botany. London 5:103. 1846
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Calliandra humilis in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Calliandra humilis, the dwarf stickpea, is a species of flowering plants of the genus Calliandra in the family Fabaceae.
Uses

The Zuni people use the powdered root of this plant three times a day for rashes.[2]
References

The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species, retrieved 19 June 2016
Camazine, Scott and Robert A. Bye 1980 A Study Of The Medical Ethnobotany Of The Zuni Indians of New Mexico. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2:365-388 (p. 376)

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