Hevea

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Hevea
Hevea brasiliensis - Köhler–s Medizinal-Pflanzen-071.jpg
Hevea brasiliensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Crotonoideae
Tribe: Micrandreae
Subtribe: Heveinae
Genus: Hevea
Aubl.
Species

See text.

Synonyms

Caoutchoua J.F.Gmel.
Micrandra Benn. & R.Br.
Siphonanthus Schreb. ex Baill.
Siphonia D.Richard ex Schreb.[1]

Hevea is a genus of flowering plants in the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae. It is also one of many names used commercially for the wood of the most economically important species H. brasiliensis.

Selected species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hevea Aubl.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2004-03-31. Retrieved 2010-04-24. 
  2. ^ "Species Records of Hevea". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2010-04-24. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Hevea at Wikimedia Commons
  • Data related to Hevea at Wikispecies