Chiropetalum

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Chiropetalum
Euphorbiaceae - Chiropetalum tricuspidatum 8.jpg
Chiropetalum tricuspidatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Acalyphoideae
Tribe: Chrozophoreae
Subtribe: Ditaxinae
Genus: Chiropetalum
A.Juss.
Species

Chiropetalum berterianum
Chiropetalum cupreum
Chiropetalum griseum
Chiropetalum patagonicum
etc.

Chiropetalum is a plant genus of the family Euphorbiaceae. It comprises 25 species, found from Mexico to South America.

Synonyms[edit]

This genus is also known as: