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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Acalyphoideae
Tribe: Agrostistachydeae
Genus: Agrostistachys

Agrostistachys is a plant genus of the family Euphorbiaceae first described as a genus in 1850.[2][3] It is native to Southeast Asia, New Guinea, India, and Sri Lanka.[1]

  1. Agrostistachys borneensis Becc. - India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Borneo, Philippines, Sumatra, New Guinea
  2. Agrostistachys gaudichaudii Müll.Arg. - Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia
  3. Agrostistachys hookeri (Thwaites) Benth. & Hook.f. - Sri Lanka
  4. Agrostistachys indica Dalzell - India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Borneo, Philippines, New Guinea
  5. Agrostistachys sessilifolia (Kurz) Pax & K.Hoffm. - Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra
  6. Agrostistachys staminodiata Sevilla - Sumatra
formerly included[1]

moved to other genera (Pseudagrostistachys Tannodia Wetria )

  1. A. africana - Pseudagrostistachys africana
  2. A. comorensis - Tannodia cordifolia
  3. A. pubescens - Wetria insignis
  4. A. ugandensis - Pseudagrostistachys ugandensis