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Rulingia loxophylla habit.jpg
Rulingia loxophylla
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Byttnerioideae
Tribe: Lasiopetaleae
Genus: Rulingia
Type species
Rulingia pannosa R.Br.

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Rulingia is a genus of flowering plants native to Australia and Madagascar.[1] In 2011, all species were transferred to Commersonia with the exception of Rulingia cuneata, R. loxophylla, R.luteiflora and R. procumbens which have been transferred to the new genus Androcalva.

Species formerly placed in the genus included:[2]


  1. ^ "Rulingia". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife. 
  2. ^ "Rulingia". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 8 December 2011.