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Neomyrtus is a genus of plants in the family Myrtaceae described in 1941.[2][3] It contains only one known species, Neomyrtus pedunculata, endemic to New Zealand. It is found there on both the North Island and the South Island.[1][4]

Neomyrtus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Tribe: Myrteae
Genus: Neomyrtus
Burret
Species:
N. pedunculata
Binomial name
Neomyrtus pedunculata
(Hook.f.) Allan
Synonyms[1]
  • Myrtus pedunculata Hook.f.
  • Eugenia vitis-idaea Raoul
  • Myrtus vitis-idaea (Raoul) Druce
  • Neomyrtus vitis-idaea (Raoul) Burret

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: 493
  3. ^ Tropicos, Neomyrtus 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.