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Podophyllum peltatum
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Berberidaceae
Genus: Podophyllum

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  • Anapodophyllon Mill.
  • Diphylleia Michx.
  • Dysosma Woodson
  • Sinopodophyllum T.S.Ying

Podophyllum is a genus of flowering plant in the family Berberidaceae, native from Afghanistan to China, and from southeast Canada to the central and eastern United States.[2] The genus was first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1753.[1]


The taxonomic status of the genus has varied. Some sources transferred all but Podophyllum peltatum to other genera, such as Dysosma and Sinopodophyllum.[3] As of October 2022, Plants of the World Online regarded these genera as synonyms of Podophyllum.[2]


As of October 2022, Plants of the World Online accepted the following species:[2]


  1. ^ a b "Podophyllum L.", The International Plant Names Index, retrieved 2022-10-01
  2. ^ a b c d "Podophyllum L.", Plants of the World Online, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2022-10-01
  3. ^ Flora of North America, Vol. 3, Podophyllum Linnaeus