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This species is accepted, and its native range is New Guinea (incl. Kep. Aru) to N. & NE. Queensland.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

New Guinea, Queensland

Rhodomyrtus macrocarpa Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 28, 2006 Nooteboom, H.P. [5672], Indonesia K000275814
Mar 28, 2006 van Balgooy, M.M.J. [6391], Indonesia K000275815
Mar 28, 2006 Turner [143], Indonesia K000275836
Mar 28, 2006 van Balgooy, M.M.J. [6305], Indonesia K000275837
Aug 1, 1987 Hill, W. [5], Queensland K000800653 syntype
Jan 1, 1976 s.coll. [s.n.], Australia K000800655
Jan 1, 1976 s.coll. [s.n.], Australia K000800654
s.coll. [s.n.], Australia K000800652

First published in Fl. Austral. 3: 273 (1867)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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