Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition

Family Profile
Family Description

A family of 30 genera and 145 species, pantropical; three genera occur naturally in Australia.


Baileyoxylon - A monotypic genus endemic to Australia. Jessup (1982); White (1941, 1946).

Ryparosa - A genus of 18 species in Asia, Malesia and Australia; one species occurs naturally in Australia. Jessup (1982); Sleumer (1954).


Jessup, L.W. (1982). Flacourtiaceae. In 'Flora of Australia.' Vol. 8, (Australian Government Publishing Service: Canberra.), pp. 66-84, 385.

White, C.T. (1941). A new genus of Flacourtiaceae (Pangieae Hydnocarpinae) from tropical Queensland. Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 22:143-145.

White, C.T. (1946). Contributions to the Queensland Flora, No. 9. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland 57:21-36.

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