CSIRO Publishing blank image blank image blank image blank imageBooksblank image blank image blank image blank imageJournalsblank image blank image blank image blank imageAbout Usblank image blank image blank image blank imageShopping Cartblank image blank image blank image You are here: Journals > Australian Systematic Botany   
Australian Systematic Botany
Journal Banner
  Taxonomy, Biogeography & Evolution of Plants
 
blank image Search
 
blank image blank image
blank image
 
  Advanced Search
   

Journal Home
About the Journal
Editorial Board
Contacts
Content
Current Issue
Just Accepted
All Issues
Special Issues
LAS Johnson Review Series
Sample Issue
For Authors
General Information
Notice to Authors
Submit Article
Open Access
For Referees
Referee Guidelines
Review an Article
Annual Referee Index
For Subscribers
Subscription Prices
Customer Service
Print Publication Dates

blue arrow e-Alerts
blank image
Subscribe to our Email Alert or RSS feeds for the latest journal papers.

red arrow Connect with us
blank image
facebook twitter youtube

red arrow Brunonia
blank image
Brunonia, the predecessor journal to Australian Systematic Botany, is available online.

 

Article << Previous     |     Next >>   Contents Vol 24(6)

A taxonomic review of Homoranthus (Myrtaceae: Chamelaucieae)

Lachlan M. Copeland A C , Lyn A. Craven B and Jeremy J. Bruhl A

A Botany, University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351, Australia.
B Australian National Herbarium, CPBR, CSIRO Plant Industry, GPO Box 1600, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia.
C Corresponding author. Email: lachlanc@ecoaus.com.au

Australian Systematic Botany 24(6) 351-374 http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SB11015
Submitted: 16 March 2011  Accepted: 19 June 2011   Published: 21 December 2011


 
PDF (1.5 MB) $40
 Export Citation
 Print
  
Abstract

Homoranthus A.Cunn. ex Schauer, an Australian endemic genus of shrubs in the Myrtaceae, is reviewed. A total of 31 species is recognised for the genus, including the following eight new species which are here described for the first time: H. bebo L.M.Copel., H. brevistylis L.M.Copel., H. bruhlii L.M.Copel., H. clarksonii L.M.Copel., H. cummingii L.M.Copel, H. elusus L.M.Copel., H. inopinatus L.M.Copel., J.Holmes & G.Holmes and H. vagans L.M.Copel. H. bornhardtiensis J.T.Hunter is synonymised under H. prolixus Craven & S.R.Jones. A key to identify all species of Homoranthus is provided and notes are given on the phenology, distribution, habitat, conservation status and distinguishing features of each species. The distribution of all species of Homoranthus is mapped and illustrations are provided for each of the eight new species.



References

Baillon H (1880) ‘Natural history of plants. Vol. 6.’ (L. Reeve & Co.: London)

Bean AR (2000) Homoranthus coracinus (Myrtaceae), a new species from Queensland. Austrobaileya 5, 687–689.

Bean AR (2009) Homoranthus tricolor (Myrtaceae), a new species from south-eastern Queensland. Austrobaileya 8, 77–79.

Bentham G (1866) ‘Flora Australiensis. Vol. 3. Myrtaceae to Compositae.’ (Lovell Reeve and Co.: London)

Briggs BG, Johnson LAS (1979) Evolution in the Myrtaceae – evidence from inflorescence structure. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 102, 157–256.

Briggs JD, Leigh JH (1996) ‘Rare or threatened Australian plants.’ (CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne)

Brophy JJ, Goldsack RJ, Copeland LM (2004) Leaf oils of the genus Homoranthus (Myrtaceae). Journal of Essential Oil Research 16, 46–60.
| CAS |

Byrnes NB (1981) Notes on the genus Homoranthus (Myrtaceae) in Australia. Austrobaileya 1, 372–375.

Copeland LM (2005) Systematic studies in Homoranthus (Myrtaceae: Chamelaucieae): species limits, phylogenetic relationships and generic boundaries. PhD Thesis, University of New England, Armidale.

Copeland LM, Bruhl JJ, Craven L, Brubaker CL (2007) Phenetic analyses of Homoranthus (Myrtaceae: Chamelaucieae) on the basis of morphology. Australian Systematic Botany 20, 417–427.
CrossRef |

Copeland LM, Bruhl JJ, Craven L, Brubaker CL (2008) New chromosome numbers in Homoranthus (Myrtaceae: Chamelaucieae) and notes on their taxonomic utility. Australian Systematic Botany 21, 443–447.
CrossRef |

Craven LA, Jones SR (1991) A taxonomic review of Homoranthus and two new species of Darwinia (both Myrtaceae, Chamelaucieae). Australian Systematic Botany 4, 513–533.
CrossRef |

Harden GJ (2002) Homoranthus. In ‘Flora of New South Wales. Vol. 2.’ Revised edn. (Ed. GJ Harden) pp. 217–220. (University of New South Wales Press: Sydney)

Holmgren PK, Holmgren NH, Barnett LC (1990) ‘Index Herbariorum.’ 8th edn. (New York Botanical Garden: New York)

Hunter JT (1998) Two new rare species of Homoranthus (Myrtaceae: Chamelaucieae) from the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales. Telopea 8, 35–40.

Hunter JT, Copeland LM (2001) Homoranthus binghiensis (Myrtaceae: Chamaelaucieae), a new species from the North Western Slopes of New South Wales. Telopea 9, 431–433.

IUCN (2010) ‘Guidelines for using the IUCN Red List categories and criteria.’ Version 8.1. Available at http://www.iucnredlist.org/documents/RedListGuidelines.pdf [accessed 30 September 2011]

Johnson LAS, Briggs BG (1984) Myrtales and Myrtaceae – a phylogenetic analysis. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 71, 700–756.
CrossRef |

Lam N, Wilson PG, Heslewood MM, Quinn CJ (2002) A phylogenetic analysis of the Chamelaucium alliance (Myrtaceae). Australian Systematic Botany 15, 535–543.
CrossRef |

Schauer JC (1836) Genera Chamaelauciearum Nove Quaedam. Linnaea 10, 309–311.

Schauer JC (1841) ‘Monographia Myrtacearum Xerocarpicarum – Sectio I. Chamaelauciearum.’ (Breslow and Bonn)

von Mueller FJH (1875) ‘Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae. Vol. 9.’ (Auctoritate: Melbourne)

Wilson PG, O’Brien MM, Heslewood MM, Quinn CJ (2005) Relationships within Myrtaceae sensu lato based on a matK phylogeny. Plant Systematics and Evolution 251, 3–19.
CrossRef |


   
Subscriber Login
Username:
Password:  

 
    
Legal & Privacy | Contact Us | Help

CSIRO

© CSIRO 1996-2014