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Family Profile

Cornaceae

Family Description

A family of two genera and 85 species, worldwide though mainly northern hemishere; 1 genera occurs naturally in Australia.

Genera

Alangium - A genus of about 20 species in Africa, Asia, Malesia and Australia; two species occur naturally in Australia. Bloembergen (1935); Hewson (1984).

References

Bloembergen, S. (1935). The genus Alangium in the Netherlands Indies. Blumea 1:241-294.

Hewson, H.J. (1984). Alangiaceae. In 'Flora of Australia.' Vol. 22, pp. 11-13.