Genus: Macaranga Thouars

Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Acalyphoideae
Tribe: Acalypheae
Subtribe: Rottlerinae
Genus number: 7090
Last updated: 18-Sep-2008
Accession Count: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Davies, S. J. 2001. Systematics of Macaranga sects. Pachystemon and Pruinosae (Euphorbiaceae). Harvard Pap. Bot. 6:371-448.
  • Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. (L Euphorb)
  • Kulju, K. K. M. et al. 2007. Molecular phylogeny of Macaranga, Mallotus, and related genera (Euphorbiaceae s.s.): insights from plastid and nuclear DNA sequence data. Amer. J. Bot. 94:1726-1743.
  • Slik, J. W. F. & P. C. van Welzen 2001. A phylogeny of Mallotus (Euphorbiaceae) based on morphology: indications for a pioneer origin of Macaranga. Syst. Bot. 26:786-796.
  • Whitmore, T. C. 2008. The genus Macaranga: a prodromus.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Macaranga
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 23 May 2019.