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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Salicaceae
Subfamily: Samydoideae
Genus: Ryania

Ryania is a genus of plants in the family Salicaceae;[1] it was previously listed in the now defunct family Flacourtiaceae.

The genus is significant partly because the ryanoid insecticides are derived from, and have the same mode of action as the alkaloid ryanodine, which was originally extracted from Ryania speciosa.

The Catalogue of Life[1] includes these species:


  1. ^ a b Roskov Y.; Kunze T.; Orrell T.; Abucay L.; Paglinawan L.; Culham A.; Bailly N.; Kirk P.; Bourgoin T.; Baillargeon G.; Decock W.; De Wever A. (2014). Didžiulis V. (ed.). "Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2014 Annual Checklist". Species 2000: Reading, UK. Retrieved 26 May 2014.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Salicaceae at Wikimedia Commons
  • Data related to Ryania at Wikispecies