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Planchonia careya tree.jpg
Planchonia careya in Mount Archer National Park in Queensland
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Lecythidaceae
Genus: Planchonia

Planchonia is a genus of trees and shrubs in the family Lecythidaceae first described as a genus in 1851.[1][2] It is native to Southeast Asia, Papuasia, and Australia.[3]

Accepted species[3]
  1. Planchonia brevistipitata KuswataSabah
  2. Planchonia careya (F.Muell.) R.Knuth – cockatoo apple, cocky apple or billygoat plum – New Guinea, Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia
  3. Planchonia grandis Ridl. – Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra
  4. Planchonia papuana R.Knuth – New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Aru
  5. Planchonia rupestris R.L.Barrett & M.D.Barrett – Western Australia
  6. Planchonia spectabilis Merr.Luzon, Mindanao
  7. Planchonia timorensis BlumeTimor
  8. Planchonia valida (Blume) BlumeAndaman & Nicobar, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sulawesi, Java


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