Astonia

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Astonia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Alismataceae
Genus: Astonia
S.W.L.Jacobs
Species: A. australiensis
Binomial name
Astonia australiensis
(Aston) S.W.L.Jacobs

Astonia is a monotypic genus in the family Alismataceae containing the sole species Astonia australiensis found in Queensland, Australia. It is sometimes included in the genus Limnophyton. It was named in honour of Australian botanist Helen Aston.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jacobs, Surrey. "Astonia (Alismataceae), a new genus for Australia". Telopea. 7 (2): 139–141. doi:10.7751/telopea19971004.