Vaupesia

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Vaupesia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Genus: Vaupesia
R.E.Schult.
Species: V. cataractarum
Binomial name
Vaupesia cataractarum
R.E.Schult.

Vaupesia is a plant genus of the family Euphorbiaceae first described as a genus in 1955.[1][2] It contains only one known species, Vaupesia cataractarum, native to southeastern Colombia and northwestern Brazil.[3]

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