Daphnandra

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Daphnandra
Daphnadra apatela Martinsville.JPG
Daphnadra apatela at its southern limit of distribution, on an alluvial plain at private property, Martinsville, Australia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Magnoliids
Order: Laurales
Family: Atherospermataceae
Genus: Daphnandra
Benth.[1]
Species

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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:[2]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Daphnandra". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2009-12-26. 
  2. ^ "Genus Daphandra". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. Retrieved 2009-12-26.