Styphelia

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Styphelia
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Styphelioideae
Tribe: Styphelieae[1]
Genus: Styphelia
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Species

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Styphelia is a genus of shrubs in the heather family, Ericaceae.[2] The genus is endemic to Australia and the Pacific Islands.

Species include:[2]

A number of species formerly included in this genus have been reassigned to other genera including Acrothamnus, Agiortia, Astroloma, Brachyloma, Croninia, Cyathopsis, Leptecophylla, Leucopogon, Lissanthe and Planocarpa.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Styphelia". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2005-02-02. Retrieved 2009-02-28. 
  2. ^ a b c "Styphelia". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2008-12-22. 
  3. ^ Little Jr., Elbert L.; Roger G. Skolmen (1989). "Pūkiawe" (PDF). United States Forest Service. 
  4. ^ "Styphelia tameiameiae". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2008-09-22. Retrieved 2009-02-28.