Guaiacum coulteri

(Guaiacum coulteri)

Description

Guaiacum coulteri is a species of flowering plant in the caltrop family, Zygophyllaceae, that is native to western Mexico and Guatemala. In a rabbit trial of twelve Mexican plants with reputed antidiabetic properties, it was the most effective in reducing hyperglycemia.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order:Zygophyllales
Family:Zygophyllaceae
Genus:Guaiacum
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