Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition

Family Profile
Family Description

A family of three genera and six species centred mainly in Australia; three genera occur naturally in Australia.


Helmholtzia - A genus of three species in Australia and New Guinea; two species occur naturally in Australia. Adams (1987).

Philydrum - A monotypic genus in Asia to Australia.


Skottsburg, C. (1953). Flora Malesiana Series I 4: 5-7.

Evans, O.D. & Johnson, L.A.S. (1966). Philydraceae. Flora of New South Wales 31: 4-5.

Adams, L.G. (1987). Philydraceae. Flora of Australia. 45: 40-46.

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