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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Euphorbioideae
Tribe: Euphorbieae
Subtribe: Anthosteminae
Genus: Dichostemma

Dichostemma is a flowering plant genus in the Family Euphorbiaceae (Spurge family) first described as a genus in 1896.[1][2] It is native to tropical western and central Africa.[3][4]

  1. Dichostemma glaucescens Pierre - Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, Cabinda, Zaire
  2. Dichostemma zenkeri Pax - Cameroon


  1. ^ Pierre, Jean Baptiste Louis. 1896. Bulletin Mensuel de la Société Linnéenne de Paris 1: 1259
  2. ^ Tropicos Dichostemma Pierre
  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.