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Not to be confused with Vallaris Raf., a synonym of the genus Euphorbia
Vallaris glabra04.jpg
Vallaris glabra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Genus: Vallaris
Burm.f. 1768
  • Emericia Roem. & Schult.
  • Peltanthera Roth nom. rej[1]
  • Parabeaumontia (Baill.) Pichon

Vallaris is a genus of plants in the family Apocynaceae first described as a genus in 1768. It is native to China, the Indian Subcontinent, and Southeast Asia.[2][3]

  • Vallaris glabra (L.) Kuntze - bread flower, kesidang (Malay) - Java, Flores, Sumatra; naturalized in W Malaysia, Thailand, Christmas Island
  • Vallaris indecora (Baill.) Tsiang & P.T.Li - Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan
  • Vallaris solanacea (Roth) Kuntze - India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Hainan; naturalized in Andaman Islands
formerly included[2]
  1. Vallaris anceps = Kibatalia macrophylla
  2. Vallaris angustifolia = Kibatalia gitingensis
  3. Vallaris arborea = Kibatalia macrophylla
  4. Vallaris clavata = Echites clavatus
  5. Vallaris daronensis = Kibatalia maingayi
  6. Vallaris divaricata = Strophanthus divaricatus
  7. Vallaris fimbriata = Euphorbia mammillaris
  8. Vallaris gitingensis = Kibatalia gitingensis
  9. Vallaris ipecacuanhae = Euphorbia ipecacuanhae
  10. Vallaris lancifolia = Vallariopsis lancifolia
  11. Vallaris laxiflora = Pottsia laxiflora
  12. Vallaris macrantha = Beaumontia macrantha
  13. Vallaris maingayi = Kibatalia maingayi
  14. Vallaris missurica = Euphorbia missurica
  15. Vallaris portulacoides = Euphorbia portulacoides
  16. Vallaris × uniflora = Euphorbia × uniflora



  • Ng, F.S.P. (2006). Tropical Horticulture and Gardening. Clearwater Publications, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 361 p., ISBN 983-42954-0-5.