Ricinodendron heudelotii

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Ricinodendron heudelotii


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: Crotonoideae
Tribus: Ricinodendreae
Genus: Ricinodendron
Species: Ricinodendron heudelotii
Subspecies & varietas: R. h. subsp. africanum – R. h. subsp. heudelotii – R. h. var. tomentellum


Ricinodendron heudelotii (Baill.) Heckel, Ann. Inst. Colon. Marseille 5(2): 40 (1898).


  • Basionym
    • Jatropha heudelotii Baill., Recueil Observ. Bot. 1: 64 (1860).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Tropical Africa
      • Angola; Benin; Cabinda; Cameroon; Central African Repu; Congo; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Gulf of Guinea Is.; Ivory Coast; Kenya; Liberia; Mozambique; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Sudan; Tanzania; Uganda; Zare

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


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