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For the crab genus, see Xanthosia (crab).
Xanthosia rotundifolia Torndirrup.jpg
Xanthosia rotundifolia near Torndirrup
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Mackinlayaceae
Genus: Xanthosia

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Xanthosia is a genus of plants of family Mackinlayaceae, but sometimes also placed in Araliaceae or Apiaceae. It comprises 20 species of shrubs endemic to Australia. The habit may also be as a herb. They are found in all Australian states, but not found in the Northern Territory.[1]

Species include:


  1. ^ "Xanthosia Rudge". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife.