Aglaia leptantha

Aglaia leptantha is a species of plant in the Meliaceae family. It is found in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and possibly Vietnam. Source - * Pannell, C.M. 1998. Aglaia leptantha. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 20 August 2007. Stub icon This Meliaceae-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. More

A shrub named Aglaia leptantha contains a compound that kills human cancer cells, including those of the brain, breasts and skin. But any more such valuable cures may be lost forever. ( More