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Family Profile
Family Description

A family of two genera and 85 species, worldwide though mainly northern hemishere; 1 genus occurs naturally in Australia.


Alangium - A genus of about 20 species in Africa, Asia, Malesia and Australia; two species and two subspecies occur naturally in Australia. Bloembergen (1935); Forster (2019); Hewson (1984); Wilde & Duyfjes (2017).


Bloembergen, S. (1935). The genus Alangium in the Netherlands Indies. Blumea 1:241-294.

Forster, P.I. (2019). Alangium solomonense (Bloemb.) Wilde & Duyfjes (Cornaceae), a new species record for Australia and Queensland. Austrobaileya 10(3): 545-546.

Hewson, H.J. (1984). Alangiaceae. In 'Flora of Australia.' Vol. 22, pp. 11-13.

Wilde, W.J.J.O. de & Duyfjes, B.E.E. (2017). The species of Alangium section Rhytidandra (Alangiaceae). Blumea 62: 81.

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