Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection
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Lonchocarpus is a plant genus in the legume family (Fabaceae). The species are called lancepods due to their fruit resembling an ornate lance tip or a few beads on a string. Cubé resin is produced from the roots of L. urucu and namely ''L. utilis (cubé). It contains enough of the toxic rotenoids rotenone and deguelin to be used as an insecticide and piscicide. As these are naturally occurring ... © Wikipedia authors and editors (licence)See more in the Encyclopedia of Life...
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This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.The Plant ListGlobal Biodiversity Information Facility