Osbornia

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mangrove myrtle
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Osbornia octodonta, the mangrove myrtle
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Osbornia
F.Muell.
Binomial name
Osbornia octodonta
F.Muell.

Osbornia is a genus of plant in the myrtle family Myrtaceae described as a genus in 1862.[1][2] It contains only one known species, i.e., Osbornia octodonta, native to Borneo, the Philippines, and Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland, and northern Western Australia).[3][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mueller, Ferdinand Jacob Heinrich von. 1862. Fragmenta Phytographiæ Australiæ 3: 30-31 in Latin
  2. ^ Tropicos, Osbornia F. Muell.
  3. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  4. ^ "Osbornia". The Plant List. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  5. ^ Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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