Genus: Acmena DC.

Usually considered a synonym of: Syzygium P. Browne ex Gaertn.

Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Syzygieae
Genus number: 105
Last updated: 13-Oct-2009
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Biffin, E. et al. 2006. Molecular systematics of Syzygium and allied genera (Myrtaceae): evidence from the chloroplast genome. Taxon 55:79-94. Note: molecular evidence supports its inclusion in a more broadly defined Syzygium
  2. Chantaranothai P. & J. Parnell. 1994. A revision of Acmena, Cleistocalyx, Eugenia s.s. and Syzygium (Myrtaceae) in Thailand. Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 21:1-123. Note: accepts
  3. Govaerts, R. et al. 2008. World checklist of Myrtaceae
  4. Guymer, G. P. & B. P. M. Hyland. 1988. A name change in the genus Acmena DC. (Myrtaceae). Muelleria 6:437-438. Note: accepts
  5. Harrington, M. G. & P. A. Gadek. 2004. Molecular systematics of the Acmena alliance (Myrtaceae): phylogenetic analyses and evolutionary implications with reference to Australian taxa. Austral. Syst. Bot. 17:63-72.
  6. Hartley, T. G. & L. A. Craven. 1977. A revision of the Papuasian species of Acmena (Myrtaceae). J. Arnold Arbor. 58:325-342. Note: accepts
  7. Hyland, B. P. M. 1983. A revision of Syzygium and allied genera (Myrtaceae) in Australia. Austral. J. Bot. suppl. ser., 9:1-164. Note: accepts

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