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Murraya

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Sapindales
Familia: Rutaceae
Subfamilia: Citroideae
Tribus: Clauseneae
Genus: Murraya
Species: M. alata - M. alternans - M. crenulata - M. koenigii - M. paniculata

Name

Murraya J.Konig ex L.

The genus Murraya comprises 12 species in the family Rutaceae, including the Curry Tree. This genus, along with genera Clausena and Glycosmis within the same family, are a major source of carbazole alkaloids. Parts of these trees are used in folk medicine and the leaves of M. koenigii are and ingredient in curry. The genus has important horticultural uses in landscaping, as well.

Selected species

* Murraya alata Drake
* Murraya koenigii (L.) Sprengel (Curry Tree, Curry Patta)
* Murraya ovatifoliolata (Engl.) Domin
* Murraya paniculata (L.) Jack (Orange Jessamine)
* Murraya stenocarpa (Drake) Swingle

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