Reutealis

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Reutealis is a monotypic plant genus in the family Euphorbiaceae. The single species, Reutealis trisperma is also known as Philippine tung. Reutealis trisperma is endemic to the Philippines and used as a timber species, although the IUCN has classified it with the conservation status 'Vulnerable'.[1]

Philippine tung
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Francisco Manuel Blanco plate
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Crotonoideae
Tribe: Aleuritideae
Subtribe: Aleuritinae
Genus: Reutealis
Airy Shaw
Species:
R. trisperma
Binomial name
Reutealis trisperma
Reutealis trisperma fruit bunch
Reutealis trisperma leaf
Reutealis trisperma leaf close up showing characteristics
Reutealis trisperma tree in Cubbon park,Bangalore
Reutealis trisperma fruit closeup

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1998). "Reutealis trisperma". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 1998: e.T33898A9813551. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1998.RLTS.T33898A9813551.en.