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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Myrtaceae
Higher classification  Myrtaceae
Order  Myrtales
Scientific name  Acmena
Rank  Genus
Acmena Acmena smithii 39Forest Flame39 Warners Nurseries
Similar  Common lilly pilly, Myrtaceae, Syzygium australe, Syzygium, Baeckea

Plant id lilly pilly acmena smithii

Acmena is a genus of shrubs and small trees in the myrtle family Myrtaceae. They are related to guavas. The name is derived from the Greek word for "plentiful."


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The name was first validly published in 1828. The species of this genus have sometimes been treated as part of the large Old World genus Syzygium (which in turn has sometimes been included in Eugenia, although many authors limit Eugenia mostly to New World species). Several 2006 papers include Acmena in Syzygium.

Acmena Acmena Firescreen Landsdale Plants

There are 15 species; six are endemic to Australia, and a seventh occurs there. The remaining species are native to Malesia.

The Australian species are commonly labelled as lilly pillies, along with the Australian Syzygiums

Acmena is used as a food plant by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Aenetus ligniveren, which burrows into the trunk.

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Species include:

  • Acmena divaricata Merr. & L.M.Perry
  • Acmena graveolens (F.M.Bailey) L.S.Sm.
  • Acmena hemilampra (F.Muell. ex F.M.Bailey) Merr. & L.M.Perry
  • Acmena ingens (F.Muell. ex C.Moore) Guymer & B.Hyland
  • Acmena macrocarpa C.T.White
  • Acmena resa B.Hyland
  • Acmena smithii (Poir.) Merr. & L.M.Perry

  • Acmena Acmena smithii 39Sublime39 Alpine Nurseries

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