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Ryania speciosa
Conservation status
Taxonomy
Kingdom

Plantae

(unranked)

Angiosperms

(unranked)

Eudicots

(unranked)

Rosids

Order

Malpighiales

Family

Salicaceae

Genus

Ryania

Species

R. speciosa

Naming and discovery
Botanist

Vahl[1]

Ryania speciosa is a species of flowering plant in the Salicaceae (formerly Flacourtiaceae[1][2][3]) family. It is native to Colombia.[citation needed]

It is a shrub or tree. The leaves are ovate. Its flowers are white in color.[4]

UsesEdit

Ryanodine structure

The structure of ryanodine.

The plant contains the poisonous alkaloid, ryanodine (C25H35NO9), which was once used as a insecticide.[5]

VarietiesEdit

This list may include synonyms.

ReferencesEdit

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