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Orites lancifolius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Orites

Oritina R.Br.

Orites is a genus of 9 known species, 7 endemic to Australia (4 of which occur in Tasmania) and 2 in South America; 1 in the Chilean Andes and 1 in Bolivia.


This listing was sourced from the Australian Plant Name Index and other scholarly sources:[1][2][3]

Formerly included here, and awaiting the Australian Plant Census update of the new name to the accepted species names


  1. ^ a b c "Orites%". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) database (listing by % wildcard matching of all taxa relevant to Australia). Canberra: Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government. Retrieved 6 Dec 2013. 
  2. ^ George, Alex S.; Hyland, Bernie P. M. (1995). "Orites". In McCarthy, Patrick. Flora of Australia: Volume 16: Eleagnaceae, Proteaceae 1 (online html version). Flora of Australia series. CSIRO Publishing / Australian Biological Resources Study. pp. 347–. ISBN 978-0-643-05692-3. 
  3. ^ Cooper, Wendy; Cooper, William T. (June 2004). "Orites R.Br.". Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest. Clifton Hill, Victoria, Australia: Nokomis Editions. p. 419. ISBN 9780958174213. Retrieved 6 Dec 2013. 
  4. ^ Ford, Andrew J.; Weston, Peter H. (2012). "A taxonomic revision of Hollandaea F.Muell. (Proteaceae)". Austrobaileya. 8 (4): 670–687.