Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition

Family Profile
Family Description

A family of one genus, in New Guinea, Australia and New Zealand.


Ripogonum - A genus of six species in New Guinea, Australia and New Zealand; five species occur naturally in Australia. Conran (1998); Conran & Clifford (1986); Harden et al. (2014).


Conran, J.G. & Clifford, H.T.  (1986). Smilacaceae. In 'Flora of Australia.' Vol. 46, pp. 180-196.

Conran, J.G. (1998) Smilacaceae. In Kubitzki, K.(ed), The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants. Flowering Plants. Monocotyledons. Lilianae (except Orchidaceae). (Springer-Verlag: Berlin). Vol. 3 pp. 417-422.

Harden, G.J., Nicholson, H.R.W., McDonald, W.J.F., Nicholson, N.J., Tame, T. & Williams, J. (2014). Rainforest Plants of Australia. Rockhampton to Victoria. Gwen Harden Publishing.

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