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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Ordo: Proteales

Familia: Proteaceae
Subfamilia: Grevilleoideae
Tribus: Roupaleae
Subtribus: Roupalinae
Genus: Orites
Species: O. acicularis – O. myrtoides – O. revolutus

Orites R.Br.

USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Orites in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.

Orites is a genus of 9 known species, 7 endemic to Australia (4 of which occur in Tasmania) and 2 in South America; 1 in the Chilean Andes and 1 in Bolivia.

This listing was sourced from the Australian Plant Name Index and other scholarly sources:[1][2][3]

Orites acicularis (R.Br.) Roem. & Schult., Yellow bush – Tasmania, Australia
Orites diversifolia R.Br., Variable orites – Tasmania, Australia
Orites excelsus R.Br., Mountain silky oak, prickly ash, white beefwood, southern silky oak, siky oak – NSW and Qld, Australia
Orites fiebrigii – Bolivia
Orites lancifolius F.Muell., Alpine orites – NSW, ACT and Victoria, Australia
Orites megacarpus A.S.George & B.Hyland - endemic to mountains of NE. Qld, Australia
Orites milliganii Meisn., Toothed orites – Tasmania, Australia
Orites myrtoidea – Chile
Orites revolutus R.Br. – Tasmania, Australia

Formerly included here, and awaiting the Australian Plant Census update of the new name to the accepted species names

Orites sp. Devils Thumb (P.I.Forster + PIF10720) / (Pinnacle Rock Track WWC 867) ⇒ Hollandaea diabolica A.J.Ford & P.H.Weston[4] – endemic to a restricted area in the Wet Tropics rainforests of NE. Qld, Australia


"Orites%". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) database (listing by % wildcard matching of all taxa relevant to Australia). Canberra: Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government. Retrieved 6 December 2013.
George, Alex S.; Hyland, Bernie P. M. (1995). "Orites". In McCarthy, Patrick (ed.). Flora of Australia: Volume 16: Eleagnaceae, Proteaceae 1 (online html version). Flora of Australia series. CSIRO Publishing / Australian Biological Resources Study. pp. 347–. ISBN 978-0-643-05692-3.
Cooper, Wendy; Cooper, William T. (June 2004). "Orites R.Br.". Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest. Clifton Hill, Victoria, Australia: Nokomis Editions. p. 419. ISBN 9780958174213. Archived from the original on 9 April 2013. Retrieved 6 December 2013.
Ford, Andrew J.; Weston, Peter H. (2012). "A taxonomic revision of Hollandaea F.Muell. (Proteaceae)". Austrobaileya. 8 (4): 670–687.

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