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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Crotonoideae
Tribe: Adenoclineae
Subtribe: Endosperminae
Genus: Endospermum
Benth. 1861, conserved name, not Endl. 1841 (Fabaceae)

Endospermum is a genus of plants, under the family Euphorbiaceae and the monotypic subtribe Endosperminae first described as a genus in 1861[2][3] It is native to E + S + SE Asia, Papuasia, Queensland, and certain islands of the W Pacific.[1][4][5][6]

  1. Endospermum chinense - S China, Himalayas, N Indochina
  2. Endospermum diadenum - Andaman Is, S Thailand, W Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo
  3. Endospermum domatiophorum - Papua New Guinea
  4. Endospermum macrophyllum - Fiji
  5. Endospermum medullosum - Maluku, New Guinea, Solomon Is, Bismarck A, Santa Cruz Is, Vanuatu
  6. Endospermum moluccanum - Maluku, Sulawesi, New Guinea, Solomon Is, Bismarck A
  7. Endospermum myrmecophilum - Papua New Guinea, Queensland
  8. Endospermum ovatum - Mindanao
  9. Endospermum peltatum - Andaman & Nicobar, Thailand, W Malaysia, Borneo, Philippines
  10. Endospermum quadriloculare - S Thailand, W Malaysia, Sumatra
  11. Endospermum robbieanum - Vanua Levu in Fiji
formerly included

moved to Macaranga


  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Bentham, George. 1861. Flora hongkongensis: a description of the flowering plants and ferns of the island of Hongkong 304 in English
  3. ^ Tropicos Endospermum Benth.
  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. ^ Guerrero, S.A. & van Welzen, P.C. (2011). revision of Malesian Endospermum (Euphorbiaceae) with notes on phylogeny and historical biogeography. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 68: 443-482.
  6. ^ Flora of China Vol. 11 Page 278 黄桐属 huang tong shu Endospermum Bentham, Fl. Hongk. 304. 1861.