Austrobuxus

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Austrobuxus
Austrobuxus swainii trunk.jpg
Austrobuxus swainii trunk
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Picrodendraceae
Tribe: Caletieae
Subtribe: Dissiliariinae
Genus: Austrobuxus
Miq.
Synonyms[1]

Austrobuxus is a genus of plants under the family Picrodendraceae first described as a genus in 1861.[2][3] It is native to Southeast Asia, Papuasia, and Australia. The region with the highest diversity is New Caledonia.[1][4][5]

Species[1]
  1. Austrobuxus alticola - New Caledonia
  2. Austrobuxus brevipes - New Caledonia
  3. Austrobuxus carunculatus - New Caledonia
  4. Austrobuxus celebicus - Sulawesi
  5. Austrobuxus clusiceus - New Caledonia
  6. Austrobuxus cracens - New Caledonia
  7. Austrobuxus cuneatus - New Caledonia
  8. Austrobuxus dentatus - W New Guinea
  9. Austrobuxus ellipticus - New Caledonia
  10. Austrobuxus eugeniifolius - New Caledonia
  11. Austrobuxus horneanus - Vanua Levu
  12. Austrobuxus huerlimannii - New Caledonia
  13. Austrobuxus mandjelicus - New Caledonia
  14. Austrobuxus megacarpus - Queensland
  15. Austrobuxus montis-do - Mt. Do on New Caledonia
  16. Austrobuxus nitidus - S Thailand, W Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra
  17. Austrobuxus ovalis - New Caledonia
  18. Austrobuxus pauciflorus - New Caledonia
  19. Austrobuxus petiolaris - Papua New Guinea
  20. Austrobuxus rubiginosus - New Caledonia
  21. Austrobuxus swainii - Queensland, New South Wales
  22. Austrobuxus vieillardii - New Caledonia
formerly included[1]

moved to other genera: Kairothamnus Longetia Scagea

  1. A. buxoides - Longetia buxoides
  2. A. depauperatus - Scagea depauperata
  3. A. gracilis - Longetia buxoides
  4. A. gynotrichus - Scagea oligostemon
  5. A. oligostemon - Scagea oligostemon
  6. A. phyllanthoides - Kairothamnus phyllanthoides
  7. A. pisocarpus - Longetia buxoides

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Miquel, Friedrich Anton Wilhelm. 1844. Flora van Nederlandsch Indië Suppl. 444-445 in Latin
  3. ^ Tropicos, Austrobuxus Miq.
  4. ^ Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  5. ^ van Welzen, P.C. & Forster, P.I. (2010). A revision of Malesian Austrobuxus (Picrodendraceae/Euphorbiaceae s.l. subfam. Oldfieldioideae). Nordic Journal of Botany 28: 189-195.