The Info List - Flindersia

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Flindersia is a genus of 17 species of trees in the family Rutaceae. They grow naturally in the Moluccas, New Guinea, Australia (New South Wales and Queensland) and New Caledonia.

They are cultivated and planted for both timber and as street trees. The genus was named after explorer Matthew Flinders.


This listing was sourced from the Australian Plant Name Index and scientific journal articles.[1][2][3][4]


  1. ^ "Flindersia%". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) database (listing by % wildcard matching of all taxa relevant to Australia). Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government. Retrieved 1 Nov 2013. 
  2. ^ Hartley, Thomas G. (1969). "A revision of the genus Flindersia (Rutaceae)". Journal of the Arnold Arboretum. 50 (4): 481–526. Retrieved 1 Nov 2013. 
  3. ^ Hartley, Thomas G.; Hyland, Bernie P. M. (1975). "Additional notes on the genus Flindersia (Rutaceae)". Journal of the Arnold Arboretum. 56: 243–247. Retrieved 1 Nov 2013. 
  4. ^ Whiffin, Trevor (1982). "Variation and Evolution in the genus Flindersia (Rutaceae). I Review of the genus". Australian Journal of Botany. 30 (6): 635–643. doi:10.1071/bt9820635. Retrieved 1 Nov 2013. 

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