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Wielandia is a genus of flowering plant, of the family Phyllanthaceae first described as a genus in 1858.[2][3] The plants are native to Kenya, Madagascar, and to various other islands in the Indian Ocean.[1][4][5][6]

Scientific classification

Type species
Wielandia elegans
  • Charidia Baill.
  • Petalodiscus (Baill.) Pax
  • Blotia Leandri
  1. Wielandia bemarensis - N Madagascar
  2. Wielandia bojeriana - C Madagascar
  3. Wielandia danguyana - C Madagascar
  4. Wielandia elegans - Aldabra, Seychelles, Comoros, Madagascar
  5. Wielandia fadenii - SE Kenya, Madagascar
  6. Wielandia laureola - Madagascar
  7. Wielandia leandriana - E Madagascar
  8. Wielandia mimosoides - C + E Madagascar
  9. Wielandia oblongifolia - E Madagascar
  10. Wielandia platyrachis - Madagascar
  11. Wielandia ranavalonae - C Madagascar
  12. Wielandia tanalorum - N + E Madagascar
  13. Wielandia unifex - Madagascar


  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Baillon, Henri Ernest. 1858. Étude générale du groupe des Euphorbiacées 568
  3. ^ Tropicos, Wielandia 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. ^ Hoffmann, P. 1998. Revision of the genus Wielandia (Euphorbiaceae-Phyllanthoideae). Adansonia, sér. 3, 20(2): 333–340.
  6. ^ Schatz, G. E., S. Andriambololonera, Andrianarivelo, M. W. Callmander, Faranirina, P. P. Lowry, P. B. Phillipson, Rabarimanarivo, J. I. Raharilala, Rajaonary, Rakotonirina, R. H. Ramananjanahary, B. Ramandimbisoa, A. Randrianasolo, N. Ravololomanana, Z.S. Rogers, C.M. Taylor & G. A. Wahlert. 2011. Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Madagascar. Monographs in systematic botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden