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Eutaxia myrtifolia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
(unranked): Mirbelioids
Genus: Eutaxia
Type species
Eutaxia myrtifolia
Sections and Species

See text.

  • Sclerothamnus R.Br.

Eutaxia is a genus of the family Fabaceae. They are native to Australia. Most are endemic to the Southwest Botanical Province of Western Australia, but a few are distributed throughout mainland Australia.[2] The chromosome number of Eutaxia species is typically 2n = 14 or 16.[1]


Eutaxia comprises the following species:[3][4][5][6][7][8][1]

Section Eutaxia R.Br.[edit]

Section Sclerothamnus (R.Br.) F.Muell.[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Wilkins CF, Chappill JA, Henderson GR. (2010). "An account of Eutaxia (Leguminosae: Mirbelieae) with a focus on the Western Australian species". Nuytsia. 20: 109–167. 
  2. ^ Porteners MF. "Eutaxia". PlantNET—New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Eutaxia". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "ILDIS LegumeWeb entry for Eutaxia". International Legume Database & Information Service. Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics. Retrieved 26 January 2017. 
  5. ^ USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. "GRIN species records of Eutaxia". Germplasm Resources Information Network—(GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 26 January 2017. 
  6. ^ "The Plant List entry for Eutaxia". The Plant List. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Missouri Botanical Garden. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2017. 
  7. ^ Crisp MD, Gilmore SR, Weston PH. (1999). "Phylogenetic relationships of two anomalous species of Pultenaea (Fabaceae: Mirbelieae), and description of a new genus". Taxon. 48 (4): 701–714. JSTOR 1223641. 
  8. ^ Wilkins CF, Chappill JA. (2007). "Five new species of Eutaxia (Leguminosae: Mirbelieae) from south-western Australia". Nuytsia. 17: 469–482. 

External links[edit]

  • "Eutaxia". Australasian Pollen and Spore Atlas. Australian National University. Retrieved 26 January 2017.