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Taxon: Hicksbeachia pinnatifolia F. Muell.

Genus: Hicksbeachia
Family: Proteaceae
Nomen number: 19109
Place of publication: S. Sci. Rec. 3:33. 1883
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/43751923
Comment: valid publication under Shenzhen ICN Art. 38.5 as the newly described genus was monotypic
Name Verified on: 12-Dec-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: potential as nut

Distributional Range:


    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales (n.e.), Queensland (s.e.)]

    Cultivated (also cult.)


  1. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  2. Floyd, A. G. 1978. New South Wales Rainforest Trees. Part VII. Forestry Commission of New South Wales Res. Note. 35:20.
  3. Foreman, D. B. 1996. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  4. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  5. Harden, G. J., ed. 1990-1993. Flora of New South Wales.
  6. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  7. Maiden, J. H. 1917. The forest flora of New South Wales. 6:235.
  8. Strohschen, B. 1986. Contributions to the biology of useful plants: 5. Anatomical studies of fruit development and fruit classification of the monkey nut (Hicksbeachia pinnatifolia F. Muell.). Angew. Bot. 60:249-256. Note: fruit development & classification
  9. Weston, P. H. 1988. A revision of Hicksbeachia (Proteaceae). Telopea 3:234.

Check other web resources for Hicksbeachia pinnatifolia F. Muell. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=19109. Accessed 18 February 2020.