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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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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Eucalypteae

Belongs within: Myrtaceae.Contains: Eucalyptus, ‘Eucalyptus’ section Septentrionales. The Eucalypteae are a primarily Australian group of trees and shrubs producing flowers bearing numerous free stamens, borne on a stemonophore, and often with a calyptrate perianth. Most species have historically been included in the genus Eucalyptus though more recent phylogenetic studies have lead to recognition of the… Continue reading Eucalypteae

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Syzygieae

Belongs within: Myrtaceae. The Syzygieae are a group of myrtaceous trees and shrubs that usually produce terminal, paniculate inflorescences and fleshy fruits containing a single large seed (Wilson et al. 2005). Some species of Syzygium are cultivated for their edible fruits, such as the rose apple S. jambos and the wax apple S. samarangense, whereas… Continue reading Syzygieae

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Onagraceae

Belongs within: Myrtales.Contains: Gayophytum, Camissonia section Camissonia, Camissonia section Chylismia, Camissonia section Eremothera, Camissonia section Holostigma, Oenothera section Oenothera, Clarkia, Lopezia section Lopezia, Epilobium section Epilobium, Epilobium section Lysimachion. The Onagraceae is a family of more than 600 species of flowering plant around the world. Some species, such as members of the genus Fuchsia, are… Continue reading Onagraceae