Genus:
Casuarina L.

Casuarina junghuhniana Miq.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Jawa to Lesser Sunda Islands.

[FTEA]

Casuarinaceae, C.M. Wilmot-Dear. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1985

Note
Native to Malay Is., has been cultivated in K4, Muguga Pudden 86! & Dyson 695!, and T3, Lushoto, Ngoundai 254!, Procter 3048! & Semsei 4190!
Morphology Stem
Persistent stems with 9–11 ribs, scale-leaves with free part 1.5–2.5 mm. long, 0.3–0.4 mm. wide, reflexed
Morphology Branches
Deciduous branchlets 0.6–0.9 mm. diameter, with 9 very prominent but closely-set ribs; free part of scale leaves 0.5–0.6 mm. long, 0.2–0.25 mm. wide, colour as C. cunninghamiana
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
♂ inflorescence 1.3–1.5 mm. in diameter, whorls close-set, flowers 8–9 per whorl, bracts coloured as leaves, free part 0.6–0.9 mm.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits Infructescences
Infructescence 6–10 mm. long, 9–11 mm. wide, spherical or elongated or depressed- ovoid; cells 9–11 per whorl separated by gap of 0.6–1 mm.; valves with only apical 1 mm. or less free, backs hardly visible often with 1–2 longitudinal ridges; samaras light brown.
Figures
Fig. 1/2.

Native to:

Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is.

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, Pakistan

Casuarina junghuhniana Miq. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6815] Casuarina muricata K001124874 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6815] Casuarina muricata K001124877 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6815] Casuarina muricata K001124875 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6815] Casuarina muricata K001124873 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6815] Casuarina muricata K001124878 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6815] Casuarina muricata K001124876 Yes

First published in Pl. Jungh.: 7 (1851)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0