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Common name

English: Bread And Cheese

Portuguese: Mata Fome

Spanish: Bejuco De Costilla


Kingdom: Plantae (2625)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2528)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2137)

      Order: Sapindales (68)

        Family: Sapindaceae (16)(family description)

          Genus: Paullinia (1)

            Epithet: pinnata L. (5)

pinnata => two rows of leaflets


Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow, beige, white

External links

Check for Paullinia pinnata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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