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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Chamelaucieae
Genus: Pileanthus

Pileanthus is a genus of flowering plants in the Myrtaceae family, endemic to Western Australia. Collectively referred to by the common name coppercups, the eight currently recognised species are:[2]


  1. ^ a b Novae Hollandiae Plantarum Specimen 2 p11, t. 149. (1806)
  2. ^ "Pileanthus Labill". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife.
  3. ^ a b c d Keighery Nuytsia 15:43, Figs 1K-N (2002)
  4. ^ J.Linn.Soc., Bot. 1:45 (1857)
  5. ^ Stirp.Herb.Huegel. 8 (1838)
  6. ^ Fragm. 1:225 (1859)

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