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Engelhardtia spicata Blanco2.387-cropped.jpg
Engelhardia spicata Lesch ex Blume
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Juglandaceae
Subfamily: Engelhardioideae
Genus: Engelhardia
Lesch. ex Blume

7: See text.

Engelhardia is a genus of seven species of trees in the family Juglandaceae, native to southeast Asia from northern India east to Taiwan, Indonesia and the Philippines. The genus name is commonly misspelled "Engelhardtia", a "correction" made by the original author Carl Ludwig Blume in 1829 and persistent until today, as it was thus entered in the Index Kewensis; the original spelling is Engelhardia.

Fossil record[edit]

Engelhardia pollen has been found in deposits of Miocene Age in Denmark.[1]Engelhardia orsbergensis leaf fossils have been uncovered from rhyodacite tuff of Lower Miocene age in Southern Slovakia near the town of Lučenec.[2]Engelhardia orsbergensis and †Engelhardia macroptera fossils have been uncovered from late Miocene strata in Iceland.[3]



  1. ^ Larsson et al. (2006) Early Miocene pollen and spores from western Jylland, Denmark – environmental and climatic implications. GFF 128 (3): 261-272
  2. ^ Miočenna flóra z lokalit Kalonda a Mučin, Jana Kučerová, ACTA GEOLOGICA SLOVACA, ročnic 1, 1, 2009, str. 65-70.
  3. ^ Late Cainozoic Floras of Iceland: 15 Million Years of Vegetation and Climate by Thomas Denk, Friðgeir Grimsson, Reinhard Zetter and Leifur A. Símonarson, Springer Science and Business Media 2011, ISBN 978-94-007-0372-8

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