Xanthostemon

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Xanthostemon
Xanthostemon chrysanthus1.jpg
Xanthostemon chrysanthus flowering
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Xanthostemon
F.Muell.[1][2][3]
Synonyms[2][3]

Xanthostemon is a genus of trees and shrubs, constituting part of the myrtle plant family Myrtaceae.[2][3]

In European science, this genus was first described in 1857 by German–Australian botanist Ferdinand von Mueller.[1][2]

According to different official sources between 46 to 51 species are known to science.[2][3][4]

They grow naturally in New Caledonia, Australia, the Solomon Islands and Malesia, including the Philippines, New Guinea and Indonesia.[2][3][4][5][6]

Species[edit]

This listing, as of December 2014, was sourced from the Australian Plant Name Index and Australian Plant Census,[2] the Checklist of the Vascular Indigenous Flora of New Caledonia,[4] new species scientific publications and cross checked with the tertiary source the Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families.[3]

Xanthostemon chrysanthus flowering
Xanthostemon paradoxus flowering. Charles Darwin National Park, Darwin NT Australia, Nov 2010
Xanthostemon paradoxus very ripe fruit. Charles Darwin National Park, Darwin NT Australia, Nov 2010
Xanthostemon verticillatus flowering, cultivated, Brisbane, Australia, 2011


Species provisionally named, described and accepted according to the Australian Plant Name Index as of June 2014 while awaiting formal publication
  • Xanthostemon sp. Bolt Head (J.R.Clarkson + 8805) Qld Herbarium
  • Xanthostemon sp. Obiri Rock (J.A.Estbergs s.n.) NT Herbarium

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mueller, Ferdinand Jacob Heinrich von. 1857. Nova genera et species aliquot rariores in Plagis Australiae Intratropicis nuperrime detecta. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany 9: 17-18 in Latin
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Xanthostemon%". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) database (listing by % wildcard matching of all taxa relevant to Australia). Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government. Retrieved 8 Dec 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families". Retrieved 8 Dec 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w Morat, P.; Jaffré, T.; Tronchet, F.; Munzinger, J.; Pillon, Y.; Veillon, J.-M.; Chalopin, M. (27 May 2014) [Dec 2012]. "The taxonomic database "Florical" and characteristics of the indigenous Flora of New Caledonia". Adansonia. sér. 3 34 (2): 177–219. Retrieved 8 Dec 2014. Lay summaryHerbier: Florical (2014). 
  5. ^ Hyland et al. (2010) [RFK 6.1] "Factsheet – Myrtaceae". Retrieved 18 Mar 2013. 
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ Hyland et al. (2010) [RFK 6.1] "Factsheet – Xanthostemon arenarius". Retrieved 18 Mar 2013. 
  8. ^ Hyland et al. (2010) [RFK 6.1] "Factsheet – Xanthostemon chrysanthus". Retrieved 18 Mar 2013. 
  9. ^ Hyland et al. (2010) [RFK 6.1] "Factsheet – Xanthostemon crenulatus". Retrieved 18 Mar 2013. 
  10. ^ Hyland et al. (2010) [RFK 6.1] "Factsheet – Xanthostemon eucalyptoides". Retrieved 18 Mar 2013. 
  11. ^ Hyland et al. (2010) [RFK 6.1] "Factsheet – Xanthostemon formosus". Retrieved 18 Mar 2013. 
  12. ^ Hyland et al. (2010) [RFK 6.1] "Factsheet – Xanthostemon graniticus". Retrieved 18 Mar 2013. 
  13. ^ Wilson, Peter G.; Pitisopa, Fred (2007). "Xanthostemon melanoxylon (Myrtaceae), a new species from the Solomon Islands". Telopea 11 (4): 399–403. Retrieved 11 June 2013. 
  14. ^ Hyland et al. (2010) [RFK 6.1] "Factsheet – Xanthostemon paradoxus". Retrieved 18 Mar 2013. 
  15. ^ Hyland et al. (2010) [RFK 6.1] "Factsheet – Xanthostemon umbrosus". Retrieved 18 Mar 2013. 
  16. ^ Hyland et al. (2010) [RFK 6.1] "Factsheet – Xanthostemon verticillatus". Retrieved 18 Mar 2013. 
  17. ^ Hyland et al. (2010) [RFK 6.1] "Factsheet – Xanthostemon whitei". Retrieved 18 Mar 2013. 
  18. ^ Hyland et al. (2010) [RFK 6.1] "Factsheet – Xanthostemon xerophilus". Retrieved 18 Mar 2013. 
  19. ^ Hyland et al. (2010) [RFK 6.1] "Factsheet – Xanthostemon youngii". Retrieved 18 Mar 2013. 

Cited works[edit]

  • Hyland, B. P. M.; Whiffin, T.; Zich, F. A. et al. (Dec 2010). "Home". Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants. Edition 6.1, online version [RFK 6.1]. Cairns, Australia: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), through its Division of Plant Industry; the Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research; the Australian Tropical Herbarium, James Cook University. Retrieved 18 Mar 2013. 

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