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Myrtastrum is a genus of plants in the Myrtaceae first described as a genus in 1941.[2][3] It contains only one known species, Myrtastrum rufopunctatum, endemic to New Caledonia.[1][4] It is a phylogenetically isolated genus within the tribe Myrteae.[5]

Myrtastrum
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Myrteae
Genus: Myrtastrum
Burret
Species:
M. rufopunctatum
Binomial name
Myrtastrum rufopunctatum
(Pancher ex Brongn. & Gris) Burret
Synonyms[1]

Myrtus rufopunctata Pancher ex Brongn. & Gris

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Burret, (Maximilian) Karl Ewald. 1941. Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahlem 15: 494
  3. ^ Tropicos, Myrtastrum Burret
  4. ^ Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  5. ^ Vasconcelos, Thais N.C., Carol E.B. Proença, Berhaman Ahmad, Daniel S. Aguilar, Reinaldo Aguilar, Bruno S. Amorim, Keron Campbell, et al. (2017) Myrteae Phylogeny, Calibration, Biogeography and Diversification Patterns: Increased Understanding in the Most Species Rich Tribe of Myrtaceae.” Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 109: 113–37. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2017.01.002.