Adriana (plant)

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Genus: Adriana
Type species
Adriana tomentosa (syn of A. urticoides)
Gaudich. [1]

Adriana is a genus of shrubs in the family Euphorbiaceae, first described as a genus in 1825.[2][3] The entire genus is endemic to Australia.[4]

  1. Adriana quadripartita (Labill.) Mull.Arg. - South Australia, Victoria, southern Western Australia
  2. Adriana urticoides (A.Cunn.) Guymer ex P.I.Forst. - Northern Territory plus all states except Tasmania


  1. ^ lectotype designated by Pfeiffer, Nom. 1: 60 (1873).
  2. ^ a b World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Gaudichaud-Beaupré, Charles. 1825. Annales des Sciences Naturelles (Paris) 5: 223 in Latin
  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. ^ "Adriana". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 29 May 2011.