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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Tribe: Pachystromateae
Genus: Pachystroma
P. longifolium
Binomial name
Pachystroma longifolium
(Nees) I.M.Johnst.
  • Acantholoma Gaudich. ex Baill.
  • Ilex longifolia Nees
  • Pachystroma ilicifolium Müll. Arg.
  • Acantholoma spinosum Baill.
  • Pachystroma castaneifolium]] Klotzsch ex Pax

Pachystroma is a monotypic plant genus in the family Euphorbiaceae first described as a genus in 1865.[2][3] It is the only genus of its tribe (Pachystromateae). The only known species is Pachystroma longifolium, native to Brazil, Bolivia and Peru.[1][4][5][6]


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Müller Argoviensis, Johannes. 1865. Linnaea 34: 177-178 in Latin
  3. ^ Tropicos, Pachystroma Müll. Arg.
  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. ^ Oliveira-Filho, A.T. (2006). Catálogo das Árvores nativas de Minas Gerais: 1-423. Editora UFLA, Lavas, Brasil.
  6. ^ Grandtner, M. M.; Chevrette, Julien (2013). Dictionary of Trees, Volume 2: South America: Nomenclature, Taxonomy and Ecology. Academic Press. p. 473. ISBN 9780123969545.