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Commidendron rugosum1.jpg
Commidendrum rugosum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Astereae
Genus: Commidendrum
Burch. ex DC.

Commidendrum is a genus of trees and shrubs in the sunflower family endemic to the island of Saint Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean. The vernacular name is gumwood or scrubwood.[2][3][4]

  1. Commidendrum burchellii (Hook.f.) Benth. & Hook.f. ex Hemsl.[5]
  2. Commidendrum robustum (Roxb.) DC. (Saint Helena gumwood)
  3. Commidendrum rotundifolium (Roxb.) DC. (bastard gumwood)
  4. Commidendrum rugosum (Aiton) DC. (scrubwood)
  5. Commidendrum spurium (G. Forst.) DC. (false gumwood)


  1. ^ a b Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist Archived 2014-11-15 at
  2. ^ Candolle, Augustin Pyramus de. 1833. Archives de Botanique 2: 334
  3. ^ Tropicos, Commidendrum Burch. ex DC.
  4. ^ Melliss, J.C., St. Helena: A Physical, Historical, and Topographical Description of the Island, vol. 4: t. 36 (1875)
  5. ^ Plant Illustrations, Commidendrum burchellii

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