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Richeria grandis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Tribe: Antidesmeae
Subtribe: Scepinae
Genus: Richeria

Richeria is a genus of flowering plant belonging to the family Phyllanthaceae first described as a genus in 1797.[2][3] It is native to Central America, South America, and the West Indies.[1][4]

  1. Richeria australis - São Paulo, Mato Grosso
  2. Richeria dressleri - Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Ecuador
  3. Richeria grandis - Panama, N South America, E West Indies
  4. Richeria obovata - Costa Rica to Bolivia
  5. Richeria tomentosa - Colombia, Ecuador
formerly included[1]

moved to Podocalyx


  1. ^ a b c d Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Vahl, Martin. 1797. Eclogae americanae, seu, Descriptiones plantarum praesertim Americae meridionalis, nondum cognitarum 1:30-32 in Latin
  3. ^ Tropicos, Richeria Vahl
  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.