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Starflowers
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Calytrix tetragona
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Chamelaucieae
Genus: Calytrix
Labill.
Synonyms
  • Lhotskya Schauer
  • Trichocalyx Schauer
  • Calycothrix Meisn.
  • Calythropsis C.A.Gardner

Calytrix is a genus of shrubs in the family Myrtaceae described as a genus in 1806. They are commonly known as starflowers. Calytrix are endemic to Australia, occurring in the (Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, and Western Australia).

Species

The genus includes the following species:

  • Calytrix achaeta (F.Muell.) Benth.
  • Calytrix acutifolia (Lindl.) Craven
  • Calytrix alpestris (Lindl.) Court - snow myrtle
  • Calytrix amethystina Craven
  • Calytrix angulata Lindl. - yellow starflower
  • Calytrix arborescens (F.Muell.) Benth.
  • Calytrix asperula (Schauer) Benth. - brush starflower
  • Calytrix aurea Lindl.
  • Calytrix birdii (F.Muell.) B.D.Jacks.
  • Calytrix brachychaeta (F.Muell.) Benth.
  • Calytrix brevifolia (Meisn.) Benth.
  • Calytrix breviseta Lindl.
  • Calytrix brownii (Schauer) Craven
  • Calytrix brunioides A.Cunn.
  • Calytrix carinata Craven
  • Calytrix chrysantha Craven
  • Calytrix ciliata (Turcz.) Benth.
  • Calytrix conferta A.Cunn.
  • Calytrix creswellii (F.Muell.) B.D.Jacks.
  • Calytrix cupressifolia A.Rich.
  • Calytrix curtophylla A.Cunn.
  • Calytrix decandra DC. - pink starflower
  • Calytrix decussata Craven
  • Calytrix depressa (Turcz.) Benth.
  • Calytrix desolata S.Moore
  • Calytrix divergens Craven
  • Calytrix diversifolia (Turcz.) B.D.Jacks.
  • Calytrix drummondii (Meisn.) Craven
  • Calytrix duplistipulata Craven
  • Calytrix ecalycata Craven
  • Calytrix empetroides (Schauer) Benth.
  • Calytrix eneabbensis Craven
  • Calytrix ericoides A.Cunn.
  • Calytrix erosipetala Craven
  • Calytrix exstipulata DC. - Kimberley heather
  • Calytrix faucicola Craven
  • Calytrix flavescens A.Cunn. - summer starflower
  • Calytrix formosa Craven
  • Calytrix fraseri A.Cunn. - pink summer calytrix
  • Calytrix glaberrima (F.Muell.) Craven
  • Calytrix glabra R.Br.
  • Calytrix glutinosa Lindl.
  • Calytrix gracilis Benth.
  • Calytrix granulosa Benth.
  • Calytrix gurulmundensis Craven
  • Calytrix gypsophila Craven
  • Calytrix habrantha Craven
  • Calytrix harvestiana (F.Muell.) Craven
  • Calytrix inopinata Craven
  • Calytrix involucrata J.M.Black - cup fringe-myrtle
  • Calytrix islensis Craven
  • Calytrix laricina Benth.
  • Calytrix leptophylla Benth.
  • Calytrix leschenaultii (Schauer) Benth.
  • Calytrix longiflora (F.Muell.) Benth.
  • Calytrix megaphylla (F.Muell.) Benth.
  • Calytrix merrelliana (F.Muell. & Tate) Craven
  • Calytrix micrairoides Craven
  • Calytrix microcoma Craven
  • Calytrix mimiana Craven
  • Calytrix mitchellii S.Moore
  • Calytrix muricata (F.Muell.) Benth.
  • Calytrix nematoclada Craven
  • Calytrix oldfieldii Benth.
  • Calytrix oncophylla Craven
  • Calytrix parvivallis Craven
  • Calytrix patrickiae Rye
  • Calytrix paucicostata Craven
  • Calytrix pimeleoides C.A.Gardner ex Keighery
  • Calytrix platycheiridia Craven
  • Calytrix plumulosa (F.Muell.) B.D.Jacks.
  • Calytrix praecipua Craven
  • Calytrix puberula (Meisn.) Benth.
  • Calytrix pubescens G.Don
  • Calytrix pulchella (Turcz.) B.D.Jacks.
  • Calytrix purpurea (F.Muell.) Craven
  • Calytrix rupestris Craven
  • Calytrix sagei Rye
  • Calytrix sapphirina Lindl.
  • Calytrix scabra DC.
  • Calytrix similis Craven
  • Calytrix simplex Lindl.
  • Calytrix smeatoniana (F.Muell.) Craven
  • Calytrix stenophylla W.Fitzg.
  • Calytrix stipulosa W.Fitzg.
  • Calytrix stowardii S.Moore
  • Calytrix strigosa A.Cunn.
  • Calytrix sullivanii (F.Muell.) B.D.Jacks.
  • Calytrix superba C.A.Gardner & A.S.George - superb starflower
  • Calytrix surdiviperana Craven
  • Calytrix sylvana Craven
  • Calytrix tenuifolia (Meisn.) Benth.
  • Calytrix tenuiramea (Turcz.) Benth.
  • Calytrix tetragona Labill. - common fringe-myrtle
  • Calytrix truncata A.Cunn.
  • Calytrix truncatifolia Craven
  • Calytrix uncinata Craven
  • Calytrix variabilis Lindl.
  • Calytrix verruculosa Craven
  • Calytrix verticillata Craven
  • Calytrix viscida Rye
  • Calytrix violacea (Lindl.) Craven
  • Calytrix warburtonensis Craven
  • Calytrix watsonii (F.Muell. & Tate) C.A.Gardner
  • Calytrix wickhamiana S.Moore
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