Ruizia is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Malvaceae.[1]

Ruizia
Ruizia cordata.jpg
Ruizia cordata
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Dombeyoideae
Genus: Ruizia
Cav.
Species:
R. cordata
Binomial name
Ruizia cordata

One species is recognized, Ruizia cordata. Its native range is Réunion.[1]

The genus is named for Spanish botanist Hipólito Ruiz López (1754–1815).


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Ruizia Can." Plants of the World Online, Kew Science. Accessed 19 August 2021. [1]