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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Myrtales

Familia: Myrtaceae
Subfamilia: Myrtoideae
Tribus: Chamelaucieae
Genus: Astus
Species: A. duomilius – As. subroseus – A. tetragonus – A. wittweri

Astus Trudgen & Rye, Nuytsia 15: 502 (2005)

Type species: Astus tetragonus (F.Muell. ex Benth.) Trudgen & Rye, Nuytsia 15: 508 (2005)


Trudgeon, M.E. & Rye, B.L. 2005. Astus, a new Western Australian genus of Myrtaceae with heterocarpidic fruits. Nuytsia 15(3): 495-512.
Astus in: Australian Plant Census (APC) 2018. IBIS database, Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria. Accessed: 2018 Apr. 29.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2018. Astus in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Apr. 29. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Astus. Published online. Accessed: Apr. 29 2018. 2018. Astus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Apr. 29.

Astus is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Myrtaceae.[1]

Its native range is Southwestern Australia.[1]


Astus duomilia Trudgen & Rye
Astus subroseus Trudgen & Rye
Astus tetragonus (F.Muell. ex Benth.) Trudgen & Rye
Astus wittweri Trudgen & Rye


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