1. Family: Casuarinaceae R.Br.
    1. Casuarina L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Asia to W. Pacific.

    [FTEA]

    Casuarinaceae, C.M. Wilmot-Dear. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1985

    Habit
    Trees or shrubs
    Stem
    Deciduous stems with narrow grooves
    Fruits
    Fruit bracteoles thick or thin, with or without dorsal protuberance; bracts relatively inconspicuous, not elaborately thickened Samaras dark brown or black and shiny, or pale grey or fawn with surface pattern of minute slightly raised wavy lines.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Andaman Is., Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., Fiji, India, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Marianas, Marshall Is., Myanmar, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Solomon Is., South Australia, South China Sea, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Tonga, Turks-Caicos Is., Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Victoria, Vietnam, Western Australia

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Aldabra, Algeria, Ascension, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cayman Is., Chagos Archipelago, Cocos (Keeling) Is., Cook Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, Gambia, Gilbert Is., Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Hawaii, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Leeward Is., Madagascar, Maldives, Marquesas, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Mozambique Channel I, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, New Zealand North, Niue, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Ogasawara-shoto, Pakistan, Pitcairn Is., Puerto Rico, Rodrigues, Réunion, Senegal, Seychelles, Society Is., Somalia, Tanzania, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Tunisia, Uganda, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Wallis-Futuna Is., Windward Is.

    Casuarina L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    34551.000
    Johns, R.J. [9058], Indonesia 72637.000

    First published in Amoen. Acad. 4: 143 (1759)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • L.A.S. Johnson in Fl. Australia 3: 100–110 (1989).
    • Friis in Taxon 29: 500 (1980).
    • Forst., Char. Gen.: 103, t. 52 (1776).
    • Adans., Fam. Pl. 2: 481, 543 (1763).
    • Amoen. Acad. 4: 143 (1759).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Friis in Taxon 29: 500 (1980)
    • Forst., Char. Gen.: 103, t. 52 (1776)
    • Adans., Fam. Pl. 2: 481, 534 (1763)
    • Amoen. Acad. 4: 143 (1759)

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China
    The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0