Billardiera

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Billardiera
Billardiera scandens Lawson fruit email.jpg
Billardiera scandens,
fruit - Lawson, NSW
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Pittosporaceae
Genus: Billardiera
Sm.
Species

See text

Synonyms
  • Marianthus Hugel ex Endl.
  • Calopetalon Harv.
  • Oncosporum Putt.
  • Labillardiera Schult. nom. illeg.
  • Sollya Lindl.
  • Pronaya Hugel

Billardiera is a genus of small vines and shrubs which is endemic to Australia. The genus was first formally described in 1793 by botanist James Edward Smith who named it in honour of Jacques Labillardière, a French botanist.

Species include:

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