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Coleanthera

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Coleanthera is a plant genus in the family Ericaceae.[2] The genus is endemic to Western Australia,[1] and is currently accepted (1 January 2021) by Plants of the World online,[1] and the Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria,[2] but not by the Western Australian Herbarium, where it has been subsumed into the genus, Styphelia,[3] for the phylogenetic reasons given by Darren M. Crayn, Michael Hislop and Caroline Puente-Lelièvre.[4]

It was first described in 1859 by Sergei Sergeyevich Sheglejev,[2][5] and the type species is Coleanthera myrtoides.[6]

Description

The fruit is a 5-celled drupe.[7] The flowers are hermaphroditic and are fertilised by either insects or birds.[7] The calyces of plants in this genus have five sepals and there are five petals.[7]

Species

There are three accepted species in the genus:[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Coleanthera Stschegl. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 1 January 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ a b c "Coleanthera Stschegl." Australian Plant Name Index, IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government.
  3. ^ "Name currency: Coleanthera Stschegl." FloraBase. Archived from the original on 27 February 2020. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  4. ^ Darren M. Crayn; Michael Hislop; Caroline Puente-Lelièvre (2020). "A phylogenetic recircumscription of Styphelia (Ericaceae, Epacridoideae, Styphelieae)". Australian Systematic Botany. 33 (2): 137–168. doi:10.1071/SB18050. ISSN 1030-1887. Wikidata Q102898970.
  5. ^ Stschegleew, S.S. (1859). "Descriptio Epacridearum Novarum". Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou. 32 (1): 4.
  6. ^ Darren Crayn; Kathleen Kron; Benjamin Potter (11 November 2014). "Typification of some names in Epacridoideae (Ericaceae)". Telopea: 319–321. doi:10.7751/TELOPEA20147924. ISSN 0312-9764. Wikidata Q54533022.
  7. ^ a b c "Coelanthera". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
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Coleanthera: Brief Summary

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Coleanthera is a plant genus in the family Ericaceae. The genus is endemic to Western Australia, and is currently accepted (1 January 2021) by Plants of the World online, and the Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, but not by the Western Australian Herbarium, where it has been subsumed into the genus, Styphelia, for the phylogenetic reasons given by Darren M. Crayn, Michael Hislop and Caroline Puente-Lelièvre.

It was first described in 1859 by Sergei Sergeyevich Sheglejev, and the type species is Coleanthera myrtoides.

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