Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition

Family Profile
Family Description

A family of 2 genera and ca. 26 species; SW Pacific including New Zealand, New Caledonia and Australia; 1 generus occurs naturally in Australia.


Argophyllum - A genus of about 22 species in Australia and New Caledonia; eleven species occur naturally in Australia. Forster (1990); Bean & Forster (2018).


Bailey, F.M. (1900). Saxifrageae. In 'The Queensland Flora.' Part 2, (H.J. Diddams & Co.: Brisbane.), pp. 530-543.

Bean, A.R. & Forster, P.I. (2018). A taxonomic revision of Argophyllum J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. (Argophyllaceae) in Australia. Austrobaileya 10(2): 207-235.

Forster, P.I. (1990). Argophyllum verae (Saxifragaceae), a new species from northern Queensland. Austrobaileya 3:173-176.

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