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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Sapindales

Familia: Sapindaceae
Subfamilia: Hippocastanoideae
Tribus: Hippocastaneae
Genus: Billia
Species: B. hippocastanum – B. rosea
Name

Billia Peyr., Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 16: 153. 1858, nom. cons.
Synonyms

Heterotypic

Putzeysia Planch. & Lind., Cat. Pl. Exot. 12: 3. 1857, non Klotz. (1855).

References

Farr, E. R. & Zijlstra, G. eds. (1996-) Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). 2009 Nov 11 [1].

Billia is a genus of trees in the family Sapindaceae and native to the Americas, from central Mexico to Ecuador. The wood is used in carpentry.[1]
Species

The following species are recognized:[2]

Billia hippocastanum
Billia rosea

References

Carmen Ulloa Ulloa and Peter Møller Jørgensen (2004 and onwards). "Billia Peyr". Trees and shrubs of the Andes of Ecuador. Retrieved 2008-08-07. Check date values in: |date= (help)

"Billia — The Plant List". www.theplantlist.org. Retrieved 2018-06-02.

Further reading
Forest, Féli×; Drouin, Josée Nadia; Charest, René; Brouillet, Luc; Bruneau, Anne (2001). "A morphological phylogenetic analysis of Aesculus L. and Billia Peyr. (Sapindaceae)". Botany. 79 (2): 154. doi:10.1139/cjb-79-2-154.

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