Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition

Family Profile
Family Description

A family of about 16 genera and 120 species, pantropic; four genera occur naturally in Australia.


Carallia - A genus of ten species in Madagascar, Asia, Malesia, Australia and the Solomon Islands; one species occurs naturally in Australia. Ding Hou (1958); McCusker (1984).


Ding Hou (1958). Rhizophoraceae. In 'Flora Malesiana.' Ser. 1, Vol. 5, (P. Noordhoff Ltd: Groningen.), pp. 429-493.

McCusker, A. (1984). Rhizophoraceae. In 'Flora of Australia.' Vol. 22, (Australian Government Publishing Service: Canberra.), pp. 1-10.

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