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Winteraceae

Family Profile

Winteraceae

Family Description

A family of nine genera and about 100 species in Madagascar, Malesia, Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia and Central and South America; two genera occur naturally in Australia.

Genera

Bubbia - A genus of 30 species in the Moluccas, New Guinea, Australia, Lord Howe Island and New Caledonia; three species occur naturally on the Australian mainland. Vink (1977, 1983, 1985, 1988); Guymer (2007).

Tasmannia - A genus of about 50 species in Malesia, Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia and South America; seven species occur naturally in Australia. Guymer (2007); Sampson et al. (1988); Smith (1969), Vink (1970, 1988).

References

Guymer, G.P. (2007). Winteraceae. Flora of Australia 2: 1-10.

Sampson, F.B., Williams, J.B. & Woodland, P.S. (1988). The morphology and taxonomic position of Tasmannia glaucifolia (Winteraceae), a new Australian species. Australian Journal of Botany 36:395-413.

Smith, A.C. (1969). A reconsideration of the genus Tasmannia (Winteraceae). Taxon 18:286-290.

Vink, W. (1970). The Winteraceae of the Old World. I. Pseudowintera and Drimys - morphology and taxonomy. Blumea 18:225-354.

Vink, W. (1977). The Winteraceae of the Old World. II. Zygogynum - morphology and taxonomy. Blumea 23:219-250.

Vink, W. (1983). The Winteraceae of the Old World. IV. The Australian species of Bubbia. Blumea 28:311-328.

Vink, W. (1985). The Winteraceae of the Old World. V. Exospermum links Bubbia to Zygogynum. Blumea 31:39-55.

Vink, W. (1988). Taxonomy in Winteraceae. Taxon 37:691-698.