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Tetracoccus dioicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Picrodendraceae

See also Taxonomy of the Picrodendraceae.

Picrodendraceae is a family of flowering plants, consisting of 80 species in 24 genera.[2] These are subtropical to tropical and found in New Guinea, Australia, New Caledonia, Madagascar, continental Africa as well as tropical America.

This family was previously known as the subfamily Oldfieldioideae of the Euphorbiaceae.


  1. ^ Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III" (PDF). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. Retrieved 2013-06-26. 
  2. ^ Stephens, P.F. (2001 onwards). Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 9, June 2008. http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/Research/APweb/