Amperea

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Amperea
Amperea xiphoclada 8547.jpg
Amperea xiphoclada
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Acalyphoideae
Tribe: Ampereae
Genus: Amperea
A.Juss.

Amperea is a plant species of the family Euphorbiaceae first described as a genus in 1824.[1][2] The entire genus is endemic to Australia.[3][4]


Species[3]
  1. Amperea conferta Benth. - Western Australia
  2. Amperea ericoides A.Juss. - Western Australia
  3. Amperea micrantha Benth. - Western Australia
  4. Amperea protensa Nees - Western Australia
  5. Amperea simulans R.J.F.Hend. - Western Australia
  6. Amperea spicata Airy Shaw - Northern Territory
  7. Amperea volubilis F.Muell. ex Benth. - Western Australia
  8. Amperea xiphoclada (Sieber ex Spreng.) Druce - Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jussieu, Adrien Henri Laurent de. 1824. De Euphorbiacearum Generibus Medicisque earumdem viribus tentamen, tabulis aeneis 18 illustratum 35
  2. ^ Tropicos
  3. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  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.