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mangrove myrtle
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Osbornia octodonta, the mangrove myrtle
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Osbornieae
Genus: Osbornia
Binomial name
Osbornia octodonta

Osbornia is a genus of plant in the myrtle family Myrtaceae described as a genus in 1862.[2][3][4] It contains only one known species, i.e., Osbornia octodonta, native to Borneo, the Philippines, and Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland, and northern Western Australia).[5][6][3]


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