A review of Planchonia (Lecythidaceae) in Australia

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    Abstract

    The genus Planchonia Blume is reviewed for Australia with two species recognised. Planchonia rupestris R. L. Barrett is described as a new species apparently endemic to the sandstone plateaux of the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Lectotypes are designated for Cumbia australis Britten, Planchonia crenata Miers and Planchonia arborea var. australis Benth., each of which are synonyms of Planchonia careya (F.Muell.) Kunth. Illustrations, distribution maps and a key to the Australian species are presented.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)147-153
    JournalAustralian Systematic Botany
    Volume19
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2006

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