Machaerium caudatum is a climbing shrub.
The fruits are sometimes gathered from the wild for use as a diuretic[
S. America - northern Brazil (Amazonas, Pará).
Riverine forest, gallery fores and inundated forest.
A plant of lowland, humid tropical areas.
We have no specific information for this species, but many species in this genus have a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria; these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen. Some of this nitrogen is utilized by the growing plant but some can also be used by other plants growing nearby.
The fruits are diuretic[
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