Agathis ovata

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Agathis ovata


Taxonavigation: Pinales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Tracheophyta
Divisio: Pinophyta
Classis: Pinopsida
Ordo: Pinales

Familia: Araucariaceae
Genus: Agathis
Species: Agathis ovata


Agathis ovata (C.Moore ex Vieill.) Warb., 1900


  • Basionym
    • Dammara ovata C.Moore ex Vieill., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 4, 16: 56 (1862).
  • Homotypic
    • Salisburyodendron ovata (C.Moore ex Vieill.) A.V.Bobrov & Melikyan, Komarovia 4: 63 (2006).
  • Heterotypic
    • Dammara hypoleuca C.Moore ex Henkel & W.Hochst., Syn. Nadelhölz.: 217 (1865).
    • Dammara ovata var. longifolia Carrière, Traité Gén. Conif., ed. 2: 624 (1867).
    • Agathis hypoleuca (C.Moore ex Henkel & W.Hochst.) Warb., Monsunia 1: 186 (1900).
    • Salisburyodendron ovata subsp. hypoleuca (C.Moore ex Henkel & W.Hochst.) A.V.Bobrov & Melikyan, Komarovia 4: 63


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Pacific
      • New Caledonia: Grande Terre, mainly in Province Sud (Massif du Sud) but with two localities further north, one as far as Commune de Houalou in Province Nord.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Vernacular names[edit]

English: Scrub kauri
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