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is a genus
In biology, a genus is a low-level taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, which is an example of definition by genus and differentia...
Dioecy is the property of a group of biological organisms that have males and females, but not members that have organs of both sexes at the same time. I.e., those whose individual members can usually produce only one type of gamete; each individual organism is thus distinctly female or male...
trees and shrubs of the family Monimiaceae
Monimiaceae is a family of flowering plants, which includes 150-220 species of shrubs and small trees in 18-25 genera. They are native to the southern hemisphere tropics and subtropics. The largest genus is Tambourissa, with 50 species in Madagascar, the Mascarene Islands, and the Comoros...
. They grow in Australia
Australia , officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country in the Southern Hemisphere comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is the world's sixth-largest country by total area...
and New Guinea
New Guinea is the world's second largest island, after Greenland, covering a land area of 786,000 km2. Located in the southwest Pacific Ocean, it lies geographically to the east of the Malay Archipelago, with which it is sometimes included as part of a greater Indo-Australian Archipelago...
. Mostly with toothed leaves which have short leaf stems. Leaves with many oil dots. The genus appears to have an Australian or southern origin.
- Wilkiea angustifolia
- Wilkiea austroqueenslandica
- Wilkiea calyptrocalyx
- Wilkiea foremanii
- Wilkiea huegeliana
Wilkiea huegeliana is a very common rainforest plant occurring in eastern Australia. Common names include Common Wilkiea, Tetra Beech, and Veiny Wilkiea...
- Wilkiea loxocarya
- Wilkiea macooraia
- Wilkiea macrophylla
- Wilkiea wardellii