Heliciopsis is a genus of about thirteen species of trees, constituting part of the flowering plant family Proteaceae.[1] They grow naturally in Burma, Indo-China, SE. China, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra, Java (Indonesia) and the Philippines.[1] The name means similar to the plant genus Helicia.[1] Its closest relatives are Athertonia (Australia) and Virotia (New Caledonia).[2]

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Subfamily: Grevilleoideae
Tribe: Macadamieae
Subtribe: Virotiinae
Genus: Heliciopsis


It includes the following species:[1][3][4][5]


  1. ^ a b c d e Chung, Richard C. K. (April 2002). "Heliciopsis Sleumer". In Soepadmo, E.; Saw, L. G.; Chung, R. C. K. (eds.). Tree Flora of Sabah and Sarawak. (free online from the publisher, lesser resolution scan PDF versions). 4. Forest Research Institute Malaysia. pp. 189–201. ISBN 983-2181-27-5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 25 Sep 2013.
  2. ^ Mast, A.; et al. (2008). "A smaller Macadamia from a more vagile tribe: inference of phylogenetic relationships, divergence times, and diaspore evolution in Macadamia and relatives (tribe Macadamieae; Proteaceae)". American Journal of Botany. 95 (7): 843–870. doi:10.3732/ajb.0700006. PMID 21632410.
  3. ^ Chung, Richard C. K. (2001). "Taxonomic notes on the Bornean Helicia and Heliciopsis (Proteaceae)" (PDF). Journal of Tropical Forest Science. 13 (3): 534–547. Retrieved 24 Apr 2013.
  4. ^ Chung, Richard C. K. (1998). "New species of Helicia Lour. and Heliciopsis Sleumer (Proteaceae) from Borneo" (digitised, online, via biodiversitylibrary.org). The Gardens' Bulletin Singapore. 50: 151–160. Retrieved 29 Jan 2014.
  5. ^ Chai, P. P. K. (1996). "Helicia mahmudii (Proteaceae), a new species of tree from Sarawak". Sandakania. 7: 59–61.