Asteromyrtus

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Asteromyrtus
Asteromyrtus symphyocarpa.jpg
Asteromyrtus symphyocarpa
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Leptospermeae
Genus: Asteromyrtus
Schauer
Synonyms[1]

Sinoga S.T.Blake

Asteromyrtus is a genus of flowering plants in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae, described as a genus in 1843.[2][3] It is native to New Guinea, Maluku, and Australia.[1]

Species[4]
  1. Asteromyrtus angustifolia - N Queensland
  2. Asteromyrtus arnhemica - N Northern Territory
  3. Asteromyrtus brassii - S New Guinea, N Queensland
  4. Asteromyrtus lysicephala - S New Guinea, N Queensland
  5. Asteromyrtus magnifica - N Northern Territory (incl. Groote Eylandt)
  6. Asteromyrtus symphyocarpa – liniment-tree - S New Guinea, N Queensland, N Northern Territory
  7. Asteromyrtus tranganensis - Aru Islands in Maluku

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Asteromyrtus. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Kew.
  2. ^ Schauer, Johannes Conrad. 1843. Linnaea 17: 242-243. in Latin
  3. ^ Tropicos, Asteromyrtus Schauer
  4. ^ Asteromyrtus species list. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Kew.