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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Lamiaceae
Subfamilia: Prostantheroideae
Tribus: Westringieae
Genus: Microcorys
Species: M. barbata – M. capitata – M. cephalantha – M. elliptica – M. eremophiloides – M. ericifolia – M. exserta – M. glabra – M. lenticularis – M. loganiacea – M. longiflora – M. longifolia – M. macredieana – M. obovata – M. pimeloides – M. purpurea – M. queenslandica – M. subcanescens – M. tenuifolia – M. virgata – M. wilsoniana

Microcorys R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl.: 502 (1810)

Type species: Non designatus.


Anisandra Bartl. in J.G.C.Lehmann, Pl. Preiss. 1: 361 (1845)

Native distribution areas:

Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
Primary references

Brown, R. 1810. Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae et Insulae Van Diemen. pp. i–viii + 145–590, Londini: R.Taylor. BHL Reference page. (p.502.)


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Microcorys in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 July 26. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Microcorys in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 July 26. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Microcorys. Published online. Accessed: 26 July 2019.
The Plant List 2013. Microcorys in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 July 26. 2019. Microcorys. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 July 26.

Vernacular names

Microcorys is a genus of flowering plants in the family Lamiaceae, first described in 1810. The entire genus is endemic to Australia.[1]


Microcorys barbata R.Br. - Western Australia
Microcorys boxwood Newbey - Western Australia
Microcorys capitata (Bartl.) Benth. - Western Australia
Microcorys cephalantha B.J.Conn - Western Australia
Microcorys elliptica B.J.Conn - Northern Territory
Microcorys eremophiloides Kenneally - Western Australia
Microcorys ericifolia Benth. - Western Australia
Microcorys exserta Benth. - Western Australia
Microcorys glabra (Bartl.) Benth. - Western Australia
Microcorys lenticularis F.Muell. - Western Australia
Microcorys loganiacea F.Muell. - Western Australia
Microcorys longiflora F.Muell. - Western Australia
Microcorys longifolia (Benth.) Benth. - Western Australia
Microcorys macredieana F.Muell. - Northern Territory
Microcorys obovata Benth. - Western Australia
Microcorys pimeloides F.Muell. - Western Australia
Microcorys purpurea R.Br. - Western Australia
Microcorys queenslandica C.T.White - Queensland
Microcorys subcanescens Benth. - Western Australia
Microcorys tenuifolia Benth. - Western Australia
Microcorys virgata R.Br. - Western Australia
Microcorys wilsoniana B.J.Conn - Western Australia


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