|Genus:||Foetidia Comm. ex Lam.|
Foetidia is a genus of between 5-18 species of flowering plants in the family Lecythidaceae, the sole genus in the subfamily Foetidioideae (sometimes treated in its own family Foetidiaceae). The genus is native to a limited area in eastern Madagascar and Mascarene Islands.
- Selected species
- Foetidia africana
- Foetidia asymetrica
- Foetidia clusioides
- Foetidia dracaenoides
- Foetidia mauritiana
- Foetidia obliqua
The wood of Foetidia mauritiana is one of several woods known as Stinkwood because of its unpleasant smell.
- Foetidia (as Foetidiaceae) in L. Watson and M.J. Dallwitz (1992 onwards). The families of flowering plants.
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