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Ricinocarpos
Ricinocarpos linearifolius flower.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Crotonoideae
Tribe: Ricinocarpeae
Subtribe: Ricinocarpinae
Genus: Ricinocarpos
Desf.
Type species
Ricinocarpos pinifolius
Desf.
Synonyms
  • Roeperia Spreng.
  • Echinosphaera Sieber ex Steud.

Ricinocarpos is a plant genus of the family Euphorbiaceae first described as a genus in 1817. The entire genus is endemic to Australia.

Species
  1. Ricinocarpos bowmanii F.Muell. - NSW
  2. Ricinocarpos brevis R.J.F.Hend. & Mollemans - Windarling Range in WA
  3. Ricinocarpos canianus Halford & R.J.F.Hend. - S Qld
  4. Ricinocarpos crispatus Halford & R.J.F.Hend. - S Qld
  5. Ricinocarpos cyanescens Muell.Arg. - SW WA
  6. Ricinocarpos glaucus Endl. - SW WA
  7. Ricinocarpos gloria-medii J.H.Willis - S NT
  8. Ricinocarpos graniticus Halford & R.J.F.Hend. - SW WA
  9. Ricinocarpos ledifolius F.Muell. - NSW, Qld
  10. Ricinocarpos linearifolius Halford & R.J.F.Hend - N NSW, Qld
  11. Ricinocarpos marginatus (A.Cunn.) Benth. - N WA
  12. Ricinocarpos megalocarpus Halford & R.J.F.Hend. - S WA
  13. Ricinocarpos muricatus Muell.Arg. - S + W WA
  14. Ricinocarpos oliganthus Halford & R.J.F.Hend. - SW WA
  15. Ricinocarpos pilifer Halford & R.J.F.Hend. - S WA
  16. Ricinocarpos pinifolius Desf. - NSW, Qld, Vic, Tas
  17. Ricinocarpos psilocladus (Muell.Arg.) Benth. - SW WA
  18. Ricinocarpos rosmarinifolius (A.Cunn.) Benth. - N WA
  19. Ricinocarpos ruminatus Halford & R.J.F.Hend. - Expedition Range
  20. Ricinocarpos speciosus Muell.Arg. - N NSW, S Qld
  21. Ricinocarpos stylosus Diels - S WA
  22. Ricinocarpos trachyphyllus Halford & R.J.F.Hend. - C NSW, S Qld
  23. Ricinocarpos trichophorus Muell.Arg. - S WA
  24. Ricinocarpos trichophyllus Halford & R.J.F.Hend. - N WA, N NT
  25. Ricinocarpos tuberculatus Muell.Arg. - S WA
  26. Ricinocarpos undulatus Lehm. - S WA
  27. Ricinocarpos velutinus F.Muell. - S WA
  28. Ricinocarpos verrucosus Halford & R.J.F.Hend. - N Qld
formerly included

moved to Acalypha Baloghia Bertya

  1. R. mitchellii - Bertya oleifolia
  2. R. neocaledonicus - Baloghia neocaledonica
  3. R. tasmanicus - Bertya tasmanica
  4. R. villosus var. grandifolius - Acalypha villosa
  5. R. villosus var. intermedius - Acalypha villosa
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