Codiaeum

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Codiaeum
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Codiaeum variegatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Crotonoideae
Tribe: Codiaeae
Genus: Codiaeum
A.Juss.
Synonyms[1]

Codiaeum is a genus of plants under the family Euphorbiaceae first described as a genus in 1824.[2][3] It is native to insular Southeast Asia and Papuasia.[1][4]

They are shrubs with leathery leaves and often confused with the genus Croton. Some species, especially Codiaeum variegatum, are cultivated as houseplants.[5]

Species[1]
  1. Codiaeum affine - Banggi
  2. Codiaeum bractiferum - Lesser Sundas, Maluku
  3. Codiaeum ciliatum - Philippines
  4. Codiaeum finisterrae - NE New Guinea
  5. Codiaeum hirsutum - Philippines
  6. Codiaeum ludovicianum - Louisiade
  7. Codiaeum luzonicum - Philippines
  8. Codiaeum macgregorii - Philippines
  9. Codiaeum megalanthum - Philippines
  10. Codiaeum membranaceum - Cape York Pen
  11. Codiaeum oligogynum - New Caledonia
  12. Codiaeum palawanense - Palawan
  13. Codiaeum peltatum - New Caledonia incl Loyalty
  14. Codiaeum stellingianum - Kai Is, New Guinea
  15. Codiaeum tenerifolium - New Guinea
  16. Codiaeum trichocalyx - Luzon
  17. Codiaeum variegatum - Indonesia, Philippines, New Guinea, Bismarck, Solomon, Fiji
formerly included[1]

moved to other genera: Austrobuxus Baloghia Blachia Fontainea Sphyranthera Trigonostemon

  1. C. alternifolium - Baloghia alternifolia
  2. C. andamanicum - Blachia andamanica
  3. C. aurantiacum - Trigonostemon aurantiacus
  4. C. balansae - Baloghia balansae
  5. C. brongniartii - Baloghia brongniartii
  6. C. bureavii - Baloghia bureavii
  7. C. carunculatum - Austrobuxus carunculatus
  8. C. deplanchei - Baloghia deplanchei
  9. C. drimiflorum - Baloghia drimiflora
  10. C. inophyllum - Baloghia inophylla
  11. C. lucidum - Baloghia inophylla
  12. C. lutescens - Sphyranthera lutescens
  13. C. montanum - Baloghia montana
  14. C. pancheri - Fontainea pancheri
  15. C. pentzii - Blachia pentzii
  16. C. umbellatum - Blachia umbellata

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Rumphius, Georg Eberhard. 1824. in Jussieu, Adrien Henri Laurent de , De Euphorbiacearum Generibus Medicisque earumdem viribus tentamen, tabulis aeneis 18 illustratum 33
  3. ^ Tropicos, Codiaeum Rumph. ex A. Juss
  4. ^ Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  5. ^ Floridata: Codiaeum. Floridata. Accessed June 10, 2012.