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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: Lithomyrtus
Species ( accepted): [[ |. ]]
Unresolved (): [[ |. ]]

[source: The Plant List]

Lithomyrtus F.Muell., Hooker's J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 9: 228 (1857).

Lithomyrtus is a genus of small trees and shrubs in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae.[2] There are 11 species, native to the tropics of northern Australia and New Guinea:[3][4]

Lithomyrtus cordata (A.J.Scott) N.Snow & Guymer - (Northern Territory)
Lithomyrtus densifolia N.Snow & Guymer - (Northern Territory)
Lithomyrtus dunlopii N.Snow & Guymer - (Northern Territory)
Lithomyrtus grandifolia N.Snow & Guymer - (Northern Territory)
Lithomyrtus hypoleuca F.Muell. ex N.Snow & Guymer - (Northern Territory, Queensland)
Lithomyrtus kakaduensis N.Snow & Guymer - (Northern Territory)
Lithomyrtus linariifolia N.Snow & Guymer - (Northern Territory)
Lithomyrtus microphylla (Benth.) N.Snow & Guymer (Queensland)
Lithomyrtus obtusa (Endl.) N.Snow & Guymer - beach myrtella (New Guinea, Queensland)
Lithomyrtus repens N.Snow & Guymer - (Northern Territory)
Lithomyrtus retusa (Endl.) N.Snow & Guymer - (Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland)

The genus was formally described in 1857 by Victorian Government Botanist Ferdinand von Mueller.[1]

"Lithomyrtus". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 16 September 2013.
Klaus Kubitzki (2010). Flowering Plants. Eudicots: Sapindales, Cucurbitales, Myrtaceae. Springer. pp. 249–. ISBN 978-3-642-14397-7. Retrieved 16 September 2013.
"Lithomyrtus". The Plant List. Retrieved 16 September 2013.
F.A.Zich; B.P.M.Hyland; T.Whiffen; R.A.Kerrigan (2020). "Lithomyrtus obtusa". Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants Edition 8 (RFK8). Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research (CANBR), Australian Government. Retrieved 22 June 2021.

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