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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: (unplaced)
Family: Oncothecaceae
Kobuski ex Airy Shaw[1]
Genus: Oncotheca

O. macrocarpa
O. balansae

Oncotheca is a genus of tree endemic to New Caledonia. There are two species, O. macrocarpa and O. balansae.

Oncotheca is placed alone in family Oncothecaceae. This family has previously been placed in the Theales order, and in its own order, Oncothecales, but is currently left unplaced as to order in the asterids clade.


  1. ^ Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III" (PDF). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. Retrieved 2013-07-06.