Melaleuceae

Belongs within: Myrtaceae.Contains: Melaleuca. The Melaleuceae are a group of trees and shrubs bearing clustered flowers and very woody capsular fruits. Members of the genus Callistemon are commonly known as ‘bottlebrushes’ in reference to the cylindrical form of the flower spikes. Callistemon differs from other genera in not having the stamens united into antipetalous fascicles.… Continue reading Melaleuceae

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Eucalyptus

Belongs within: Eucalypteae.Contains: Eucalyptus section Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus section Aromatica, Eucalyptus section Capillulus, Eucalyptus section Cineraceae, Eucalyptus section Longistylus, Eucalyptus section Abbreviatae, Eucalyptus section Limbatae, Eucalyptus section Reticulatae, Eucalyptus section Bisectae, Eucalyptus section Adnataria, Eucalyptus section Dumaria, Eucalyptus section Exsertaria, Eucalyptus section Latoangulatae, Eucalyptus section Maidenaria. Eucalyptus is a large genus of more than 700 species… Continue reading Eucalyptus

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Verticordia

Belongs within: Chamelaucieae. Verticordia, featherflowers, is an Australian genus of shrubs and small trees bearing flowers with feather-like hairs on the calyx lobes. Verticordia plumosa is a species with pink or white flowers found in southern Western Australia. <==Verticordia |–V. chrysanthaG04b |–V. cunninghamiiLK14 |–V. densifloraOS04 | |–V. d. ssp. densifloraGK00 | `–V. d. ssp. caespitosaGK00… Continue reading Verticordia

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Brassicales

Belongs within: Malvidae.Contains: Limnanthaceae, Capparaceae, Brassicaceae. The Brassicales are a clade of flowering plants characterised by the presence of glucosinolates, defensive compounds with a pungent shell and sharp taste. Representatives include the Tropaeolaceae, a Neotropical family of often twining herbs bearing rounded leaves with a central petiole. <==Brassicales [Capparales, Resedales, Rhoeadales] | i. s.: DressianthaT00… Continue reading Brassicales

Boronia

Belongs within: Boronieae. Boronia is an Australian genus of shrubs (more rarely small trees or herbs) bearing flowers with pyramidally arranged stamens and fruits composed of basally fused cocci. A small number of species are native to New Caledonia. Several species are popular cultivated plants, grown for their fragrant flowers. Characters (from New South Wales… Continue reading Boronia

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Boronieae

Belongs within: Zanthoxyleae.Contains: Boronia. The Boronieae are a group of mostly small to medium-sized shrubs that are usually found growing in open woodlands. Representatives include Phebalium, an Australasian genus of shrubs with pentamerous flowers usually borne in corymbs, and fruits of two to five cocci with seeds having an elastic endocarp (Allan 1961). Species of… Continue reading Boronieae

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Myrtaceae

Belongs within: Myrtales.Contains: Melaleuceae, Myrteae, Leptospermeae, Chamelaucieae, Eucalypteae, Kanieae, Metrosideros, Syzygieae. The Myrtaceae are a family of trees and shrubs found worldwide. In older classifications, members of the family were divided primarily on the basis of whether they produced fleshy or capsular fruits but more recent phylogenetic studies have downplayed this distinction. Instead, the majority… Continue reading Myrtaceae

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Combretaceae

Belongs within: Myrtales. The Combretaceae are a family of about 450 species of trees, shrubs and woody climbers found in tropical and subtropical parts of the world. Within the Combretaceae, Terminalia is a pantropical genus of trees, sometimes coastal, bearing flowers that lack petals. Petals are present on flowers of the Indo-Pacific mangrove genus Lumnitzera… Continue reading Combretaceae

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Myrteae

Belongs within: Myrtaceae.Contains: Eugenia. The Myrteae is a clade within the family Myrtaceae containing taxa with fleshy fruits and radiating ovules. Many species, such as the feijoa Acca sellowiana and the strawberry myrtle Ugni molinae, are grown for their fruit. The common guava Psidium guajava is a native of the Neotropics that has become widely… Continue reading Myrteae

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Melaleuca

Belongs within: Melaleuceae. Melaleuca is a genus of over 200 species of trees and shrubs found mostly in Australia. Many species are known as ‘paperbarks’ due to their production of a thick bark that peels away in thin sheets. Other species, such as the black tea tree M. bracteata, have hard, rough bark whereas yet… Continue reading Melaleuca

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