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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
Genus: Gossia
Species (28 accepted): G. acmenoides – G. aneityensis – G. bamagensis – G. bidwillii – G. byrnesii – G. dallachiana – G. dallachyana – G. eugenioides – G. floribunda – G. fragrantissima – G. gonoclada – G. grayi – G. hillii – G. inophloia – G. lewisensis – G. longipetiolata – G. lucida – G. macilwraithensis – G. myrsinocarpa – G. pubiflora – G. punctata – G. randiana – G. retusa – G. salomonensis – G. sankowskiorum – G. scottiana – G. shepherdii – G. versteeghii

[source: The Plant List]

Gossia N.Snow & Guymer, Syst. Bot. Monogr. 65: 31 (2003).

Gossia is a genus of rainforest trees in the myrtle family first described as a genus in 2003.[2][3] It is native to northeastern Australia (Queensland and New South Wales) as well as several islands of Papuasia and New Caledonia.[4][5]

The name honours the conservation works of the former premier of Queensland, Wayne Goss.[6]


Gossia acmenoides - Qld, NSW
Gossia alaternoides - New Caledonia
Gossia aphthosa - New Caledonia
Gossia bamagensis - Qld
Gossia bidwillii - Qld, NSW
Gossia byrnesii - Qld
Gossia clusioides - New Caledonia
Gossia colnettiana - New Caledonia
Gossia dallachyana - Qld
Gossia diversifolia - New Caledonia
Gossia eugenioides - W New Guinea
Gossia floribunda - New Guinea, Qld
Gossia fragrantissima - Qld, NSW
Gossia gonoclada - Qld
Gossia grayi - Qld
Gossia hillii - Qld
Gossia inophloia - Qld
Gossia kuakuensis - New Caledonia
Gossia lewisensis - Qld
Gossia longipetiolata - Papua New Guinea
Gossia lucida - Qld
Gossia macilwraithensis - Qld
Gossia myrsinocarpa - Qld
Gossia nigripes - New Caledonia
Gossia pancheri - New Caledonia
Gossia pubiflora - Qld
Gossia punctata - Qld, NSW
Gossia randiana - New Guinea
Gossia retusa - Qld
Gossia salomonensis - Solomon Islands
Gossia sankowskiorum - Qld
Gossia scottiana - Papua New Guinea
Gossia shepherdii - Qld
Gossia versteeghii - New Guinea
Gossia vieillardii - New Caledonia, Vanuatu
Gossia virotii - New Caledonia
Gossia yelana - Papua New Guinea


"Gossia%". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
Snow, Neil Wilton & Guymer, Gordon Paul. 2003. Systematic Botany Monographs 65: 31–32
Tropicos, Gossia N. Snow & Guymer
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Floyd, A. G. (2008). Rainforest Trees of Mainland South-eastern Australia (2nd, Revised ed.). Lismore, New South Wales: Terania Rainforest Publishing. p. 243. ISBN 978-0-958943-67-3. Retrieved 2010-03-26.
Wilson, Peter G. (7 Oct 2003). "Gossia – New South Wales Flora Online". PlantNET – The Plant Information Network System. 2.0. Sydney, Australia: The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust. Retrieved 30 July 2014.

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