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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Crotonoideae
Tribe: Adenoclineae
Subtribe: Adenoclininae
Genus: Ditta

Ditta is a genus of plants, under the family Euphorbiaceae first described as a genus in 1861.[1][2] It is native to the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean.[3][4][5]

  1. Ditta maestrensis Borhidi - Sierra Maestra in SE Cuba
  2. Ditta myricoides Griseb. - Cuba, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico


  1. ^ Grisebach, August Heinrich Rudolf. 1861. Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Science, new series ser. 2. 8: 160
  2. ^ Tropicos Ditta Griseb.
  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.
  5. ^ Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.