Daphnandra is a genus of shrubs and trees in the family Atherospermataceae, or formerly Monimiaceae. The genus is endemic to Australia.
There are six species, occurring in New South Wales and Queensland:
- Daphnandra apatela Schodde Socket wood, yellow wood, canary socketwood, satin wood
- Daphnandra johnsonii Schodde Illawarra socketwood
- Daphnandra melasmena Schodde
- Daphnandra micrantha (Tul.) Benth.
- Daphnandra repandula (F.Muell.) F.Muell. Sassafras, grey sassafras, northern sassafras, northern yellow sassafras, scentless sassafras, yellow sassafras
- Daphnandra tenuipes J.R.Perkins, Red-flowered socketwood, socket sassafras
The generic name Daphnandra refers to a similarity of the anthers of the bay laurel. Greek daphne refers to the bay laurel, and andros from the Greek for man.
- ^ "Daphnandra". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2009-12-26.
- ^ "Genus Daphandra". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. Retrieved 2009-12-26.