Taxonomic revision of Australian Myrsinaceae: Ardisia Sw. and Tetrardisia Mez

Jackes, Betsy R. (2009) Taxonomic revision of Australian Myrsinaceae: Ardisia Sw. and Tetrardisia Mez. Austrobaileya, 8 (1). pp. 1-23.

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Abstract

In this revision of Ardisia Sw., in Australia, eight species are recognized. This includes Ardisia sanguinolenta Blume which occurs on Christmas Island and other non- Australian areas, and two introduced and naturalised species A. crenata Sims and A. elliptica Thunb. Five species are restricted to Queensland and northern New South Wales. Ardisia brevipedata ?var. depauperata Domin is newly recognized as the species Ardisia depauperata (Domin) Jackes. Ardisia bifaria is again included in the genus Tetrardisia as T. bifaria (C.T.White & W.D.Francis) C.T.White. Descriptions, illustrations and distribution maps of all Australian mainland species are provided, as well as a species identification key.

Item ID: 10311
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: plant taxonomy; tropical biology; AAC; Myrsinaceae; Ardisia; Ardisia depauperata; Tetrardisia; Tetrardisia bifaria; Australian flora; taxonomy; nomenclature; identification keys
ISSN: 0155-4131
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2010 06:24
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0603 Evolutionary Biology > 060310 Plant Systematics and Taxonomy @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960899 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of Environments not elsewhere classified @ 50%
97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970106 Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences @ 50%
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