Stackhousia

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Stackhousia
Stackhousia monogyna.jpg
Stackhousia monogyna
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Celastrales
Family: Celastraceae
Genus: Stackhousia
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Species

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Synonyms

Plokiostigma Schuch.

Stackhousia is a genus of annual and perennial plants in the family Celastraceae[1] that are native to Australia, New Zealand, Malesia and Micronesia. The genus was first described by James Edward Smith in Transactions of the Linnean Society of London in 1798.

It was formerly placed in Stackhousiaceae, but under the APG II system this family has been folded into Celastraceae.

Species include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Family: Celastraceae R. Br., nom. cons.". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Area. Retrieved 2008-02-03.