Amperea xiphoclada

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Amperea xiphoclada


Taxonavigation: Malpighiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamilia: Acalyphoideae
Tribus: Ampereae
Genus: Amperea
Species: Amperea xiphoclada
Varieties: A. x. var. papillata – A. x. var. pedicellata – A. x. var. xiphoclada



Amperea xiphoclada (Sieber ex Spreng.) Druce, Bot. Soc. Exch. Club Brit. Isles 4: 604 (1916 publ. 1917).


  • Basionym
    • Leptomeria xiphoclada Sieber ex Spreng., Syst. Veg. 4(2): 109 (1827).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: Australia
      • New South Wales; Queensland; South Australia; Tasmania; Victoria

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Vernacular names

English: broom spurge
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