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Ricinodendron
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Ricinodendron is a plant genus in the family Euphorbiaceae first described as a genus in 1864.[3][4] It includes only one known species njangsa (Ricinodendron heudelotii), native to tropical Africa from Senegal + Liberia east to Sudan and Tanzania and south to Mozambique and Angola.[2]

The mongongo fruit (Schinziophyton rautanenii) was previously considered a member of this genus but has since been placed into a genus of its own.

Subspecies and varieties[2][1]
  1. Ricinodendron heudelotii subsp. africanum (Müll.Arg.) J.Léonard - tropical Africa from Nigeria east to Sudan and Tanzania and south to Mozambique and Angola
  2. Ricinodendron heudelotii var. tomentellum (Hutch. & E.A.Bruce) Radcl.-Sm. - Kenya, Tanzania
Formerly included[2]

moved to Schinziophyton

  1. R. rautanenii - Schinziophyton rautanenii
  2. R. viticoides - Schinziophyton rautanenii

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Ricinodendron: Brief Summary
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Ricinodendron is a plant genus in the family Euphorbiaceae first described as a genus in 1864. It includes only one known species njangsa (Ricinodendron heudelotii), native to tropical Africa from Senegal + Liberia east to Sudan and Tanzania and south to Mozambique and Angola.

The mongongo fruit (Schinziophyton rautanenii) was previously considered a member of this genus but has since been placed into a genus of its own.

Subspecies and varieties Ricinodendron heudelotii subsp. africanum (Müll.Arg.) J.Léonard - tropical Africa from Nigeria east to Sudan and Tanzania and south to Mozambique and Angola Ricinodendron heudelotii var. tomentellum (Hutch. & E.A.Bruce) Radcl.-Sm. - Kenya, Tanzania Formerly included

moved to Schinziophyton

R. rautanenii - Schinziophyton rautanenii R. viticoides - Schinziophyton rautanenii
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