Symplocos

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Symplocos
Symplocos lucida SZ24.png
Plate by Philipp Franz von Siebold and Joseph Gerhard Zuccarini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Symplocaceae
Genus: Symplocos
Jacq.
Species

See text.

Symplocos is a genus of flowering plants in the order Ericales, containing about 250 species native to Asia, Australia and the Americas.

Symplocos species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including engrailed moths.

Selected species[edit]

  • var. montana – NE. Qld, Australia
  • var. stawellii – Australia

References[edit]