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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Cinchona pubescens?
If you know websites containing any information about Cinchona pubescens please link to them.
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I didn't find in Dr. Duke's database, any information about the uses of Cinchona pubescens
Here is some basic information about Cinchona pubescens.


Cinchona pubescens basic info
Scientific Name: Cinchona pubescens Vahl.
Family: Rubiaceae.
Genus: Cinchona.
Common names in English: red cinchona, red Peruvian-bark, redbark.
For common names of Cinchona pubescens in different languages - See link
Description: Cinchona pubescens, also known as Red cinchona and quina ((Spanish) Cascarilla, cinchona; (Portuguese) Quina-do-Amazonas, quineira), is native to Central and South America. It is known as a medicinal plant for its bark's high quinine content- and has similar uses to Cinchona officinalis in the production of quinine, most famously used for treatment of malaria. - for more info about Cinchona pubescens See link



Cinchona pubescens in other websites
Cinchona pubescens common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Cinchona pubescens - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Cinchona pubescens - See link.


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