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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: Lenwebbia
Species: L. lasioclada – L. prominens

[source: The Plant List]

Lenwebbia N.Snow & Guymer, 2003

N.Snow & Guymer, 2003. Syst. Bot. Monogr. 65: 25.

Lenwebbia is a genus of 2 species[1] of shrubs or small trees in the myrtle family Myrtaceae. The genus is named to honour the Australian plant ecologist Dr. Leonard Webb. The genus occurs in mesic forests along or near the east coast of Australia, from northern New South Wales to northeastern Queensland.

All species were formerly classified in the genus Austromyrtus. Lenwebbia is distinct from Austromyrtus and Gossia in having four petals rather than five. Anatomical [1] and genetic analyses[2] have placed Lenwebbia as the sister genus to Lophomyrtus from New Zealand.

Lenwebbia lasioclada is disjunct in northern New South Wales-southern Queensland and northeastern Queensland.

Lenwebbia prominens is found in rainforests accociated with the Tweed Volcano in Northern NSW and SE Queensland.

Snow et al. 2003

Salywon et al. 2004

Snow, N., G. P. Guymer, G. Sawvel. 2003. Systematics of Austromyrtus, Lenwebbia, and the Australian species of Gossia (Myrtaceae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 65: 1-95.
Wilson Peter G. (Accessed 2007) Lenwebbia in: NSW Flora Online
S.G.A.P.(Qld Region)Logan River Branch Inc (2005) Mangroves to mountains. Volume 2. A field guide to the native plants of south-east Queensland Browns Plains, Qld.:Logan River Branch SGAP (Qld Region) Inc.581.99432 MAN
Salywon et al. (2004) Phylogenetic relationships of Myrtaceae as inferred from nrDNA ITS sequence data Abstract (see links)

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