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Pteridophyllum racemosum.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Papaveraceae
Genus: Pteridophyllum
Species: P. racemosum
Binomial name
Pteridophyllum racemosum
Sieb. & Zucc.

Pteridophyllum racemosum is a species of flowering plant endemic to Japan. It is the only species in the genus Pteridophyllum which was formerly placed in the mono-generic family Pteridophyllaceae, which is now included within the Papaveraceae.[1]


  1. ^ Angiosperm Phylogeny Group III (2009), "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III", Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 161 (2): 105–121, doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x