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Corynocarpus laevigatus[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Cucurbitales
Family: Corynocarpaceae
Genus: Corynocarpus
J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.

Corynocarpus is the only genus of plants in the family Corynocarpaceae and includes five species.[3] It is native to New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, + Vanuatu [4]


  1. Corynocarpus cribbianus (F. M. Bailey) L. S. Sm. (syn C. australasicus) - New Guinea, Aru Islands, Queensland
  2. Corynocarpus dissimilis Hemsl. - New Caledonia
  3. Corynocarpus laevigatus J. R. Forst. & G. Forst. - New Zealand
  4. Corynocarpus rupestris Guymer - Queensland, New South Wales
  5. Corynocarpus similis Hemsl. - Vanuatu


  1. ^ John Frederick Miller circa 1770 - The Endeavour Botanical Illustrations, Natural History Museum
  2. ^ Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III" (PDF). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. Retrieved 2013-06-26. 
  3. ^ Christenhusz, M. J. M. & Byng, J. W. (2016). "The number of known plants species in the world and its annual increase". Phytotaxa. Magnolia Press. 261 (3): 201–217. doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.261.3.1. 
  4. ^ KEw World Checklist of Selected Plant Families

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