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Genus: Acmena DC.

Probable synonym of: Syzygium P. Browne ex Gaertn.

Family: Myrtaceae subfamily Myrtoideae tribe Syzygieae
Genus number: 105
Last updated: 13-Oct-2009

List of Species Records in GRIN.
Complete List of Names from World Checklist Project of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

References for genus:

  • Biffin, E. et al. 2006. Molecular systematics of Syzygium and allied genera (Myrtaceae): evidence from the chloroplast genome. Taxon 55:79–94. [molecular evidence supports its inclusion in a more broadly defined Syzygium].
  • Chantaranothai P. & J. Parnell. 1994. A revision of Acmena, Cleistocalyx, Eugenia s.s. and Syzygium (Myrtaceae) in Thailand. Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 21:1–123. [accepts].
  • Govaerts, R. et al. 2008. World checklist of Myrtaceae. (L Myrtaceae)
  • Guymer, G. P. & B. P. M. Hyland. 1988. A name change in the genus Acmena DC. (Myrtaceae). Muelleria 6:437–438. [accepts].
  • Harrington, M. G. & P. A. Gadek. 2004. Molecular systematics of the Acmena alliance (Myrtaceae): phylogenetic analyses and evolutionary implications with reference to Australian taxa. Austral. Syst. Bot. 17:63–72.
  • Hartley, T. G. & L. A. Craven. 1977. A revision of the Papuasian species of Acmena (Myrtaceae). J. Arnold Arbor. 58:325–342. [accepts].
  • Hyland, B. P. M. 1983. A revision of Syzygium and allied genera (Myrtaceae) in Australia. Austral. J. Bot. suppl. ser., 9:1–164. [accepts].
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Google Scholar

Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~) for genus:

Check other nomenclature databases for Acmena:

  • ING: Index Nominum Genericorum
  • NCU-3e: Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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