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Staphyleaceae is a small family of flowering plants in the order of Crossosomatales. Turpinia Ventenat is the largest genus of Staphyleaceae, with 30–40 species in the world. There are 13 species of Turpinia in China, among which Turpinia argute Seem., has a long history on clinical applications. Turpinia arguta is often used in the treatment of tonsillitis and pharyngitis.

Euscaphis Turpinia