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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Apocynoideae
Tribus: Apocyneae
Subtribus: Beaumontiinae
Genus: Vallaris
Species: V. glabra – V. indecora – V. solanacea
Name

Vallaris Burm.f., 1768.

Typus: V. pergulana Burm.f. = V. glabra – (L.) Kuntze

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Beaumontia sect. Parabeaumontia Baill., Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris 1: 759. 1888; Parabeaumontia (Baillon) Pichon. (Baill.) Pichon, , Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) ser. 2. 20: 381, 382. 1948.
Typus:: P. indecora (Baill.) Pichon

Note:

Homonym
Vallaris Raf. (1838) = Euphorbia L.

References

Burman, N.L. 1768. Flora Indica: cui accedit series zoophytorum indicorum, nec non Prodromus Florae Capensis 51.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2016. Vallaris in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 Oct. 10. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2016. Vallaris. Published online. Accessed: Oct. 10 2016.

Vallaris is a genus of plants in the family Apocynaceae first described as a genus in 1768. It is native to China, the Indian Subcontinent, and Southeast Asia.[1][3]

Species[1]

Vallaris glabra (L.) Kuntze – bread flower, kesidang (Malay) – Java, Flores, Sumatra; naturalized in W Malaysia, Thailand, Christmas Island
Vallaris indecora (Baill.) Tsiang & P.T.Li – Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan
Vallaris solanacea (Roth) Kuntze – India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Hainan; naturalized in Andaman Islands

formerly included[1]

Vallaris anceps = Kibatalia macrophylla
Vallaris angustifolia = Kibatalia gitingensis
Vallaris arborea = Kibatalia macrophylla
Vallaris clavata = Echites clavatus
Vallaris daronensis = Kibatalia maingayi
Vallaris divaricata = Strophanthus divaricatus
Vallaris fimbriata = Euphorbia mammillaris
Vallaris gitingensis = Kibatalia gitingensis
Vallaris ipecacuanhae = Euphorbia ipecacuanhae
Vallaris lancifolia = Vallariopsis lancifolia
Vallaris laxiflora = Pottsia laxiflora
Vallaris macrantha = Beaumontia macrantha
Vallaris maingayi = Kibatalia maingayi
Vallaris missurica = Euphorbia missurica
Vallaris portulacoides = Euphorbia portulacoides
Vallaris × uniflora = Euphorbia × uniflora

References

"World Checklist of Selected Plant Families". Retrieved May 17, 2014.
"Tropicos.org". Retrieved 28 March 2015.

Flora of China Vol. 16 Page 177 纽子花属 niu zi hua shu Vallaris N. Burman, Fl. Indica. 51. 1768.

Further reading

Ng, F.S.P. (2006). Tropical Horticulture and Gardening. Clearwater Publications, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 361 p., ISBN 983-42954-0-5.

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