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Turpinia malabarica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Crossosomatales
Family: Staphyleaceae
Genus: Turpinia

Turpinia is a genus of trees and shrubs in family Staphyleaceae, native to Asia and North, Central, and South America.[1] Species include:[2]

Fossil record[edit]

One fossil seed of †Turpinia ettingshausenii from the early Miocene has been found in the Czech part of the Zittau Basin.[3]


  1. ^ De-Zhu Li; Jie Cai & Jun Wen. "Turpinia". Flora of China. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species". Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Acta Palaeobotanica - 43(1): 9-49, January 2003 - Early Miocene carpological material from the Czech part of the Zittau Basin - Vasilis Teodoridis