From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For the town in Nepal see Hunga, Nepal
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Chrysobalanaceae
Genus: Hunga

Hunga is a genus of plant in family Chrysobalanaceae described as a genus in 1979.[1][2]

It is native to New Guinea and New Caledonia.[3]

List of species[edit]

  1. Hunga cordata Prance - New Caledonia
  2. Hunga gerontogea (Schltr.) Prance - New Caledonia
  3. Hunga guillauminii Prance - New Caledonia
  4. Hunga lifouana (Däniker) Prance - New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands
  5. Hunga longifolia Prance - Papua New Guinea
  6. Hunga mackeeana Prance - New Caledonia
  7. Hunga minutiflora (Baker f.) Prance - New Caledonia
  8. Hunga myrsinoides (Schltr.) Prance - New Caledonia
  9. Hunga novoguineensis Prance - Papua New Guinea
  10. Hunga papuana (Baker f.) Prance - Papua New Guinea
  11. Hunga rhamnoides (Guillaumin) Prance - New Caledonia


  1. ^ Prance, Ghillean Tolmie. 1979. Brittonia 31: 79-86
  2. ^ Tropicos, Hunga Pancher ex Prance
  3. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families