Homoranthus

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Homoranthus
Homoranthus flavescens.JPG
Homoranthus flavescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Tribe: Chamelaucieae
Genus: Homoranthus
A.Cunn. ex Schauer
Species

see text.

Synonyms

Darwinia sect. Homoranthus (A.Cunn. ex Schauer) Kuntze
Darwinia sect. Schuermannia (F.Muell.) Benth.
Rylstonea R.T.Baker
Schuermannia F.Muell.

Homoranthus is a genus of 22 species of shrub in the myrtle family Myrtaceae. They are endemic to Australia. None of the species are common nor are they well-known to horticulture.

Unlike most members of Myrtaceae, the leaves are arranged opposite in this genus.

Species include:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Homoranthus". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2009-07-25.