Blachia (plant)

Blachia is a genus of plants under the family Euphorbiaceae first described as a genus in 1858.[2][3] It is native to Southeast Asia, southern China, and the Indian Subcontinent.[1][4][5]

Blachia
Blachia andamanica subsp. denudata (8294410112).jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Crotonoideae
Tribe: Codiaeae
Genus: Blachia
Baill., conserved name
Synonyms[1]
  • Bruxanellia Dennst. ex Kostel., rejected name
  • Deonia Pierre ex Pax
Species[1]
  1. Blachia andamanica - Andaman & Nicobar, S China, Assam, Bangladesh, E India, Indochina, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines
  2. Blachia calycina - SW India
  3. Blachia cotoneaster - Laos
  4. Blachia jatrophifolia - Hainan, Vietnam
  5. Blachia longzhouensis - Guangxi
  6. Blachia pentzii - Guangdong, Hainan, Vietnam
  7. Blachia poilanei - Vietnam
  8. Blachia siamensis - S Thailand, Hainan
  9. Blachia thorelii - Laos
  10. Blachia umbellata - SW India, Sri Lanka
Formerly included[1]

moved to other genera: Strophioblachia, Trigonostemon

  1. Blachia glandulosa - Strophioblachia fimbricalyx
  2. Blachia viridissima - Trigonostemon viridissimus

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Baillon, Henri Ernest. 1858. Étude générale du groupe des Euphorbiacées 385
  3. ^ Tropicos, Blachia Baill.
  4. ^ Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  5. ^ Flora of China Vol. 11 Page 269 留萼木属 liu e mu shu Blachia Baillon, Étude Euphorb. 385. 1858.