Barringtonia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Lecythidaceae first described as a genus with this name in 1775.[2][3] It is native to Africa, southern Asia, Australia, and various islands of the Pacific and Indian Oceans.[1][4] The genus name commemorates Daines Barrington.[5]

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Barringtonia asiatica
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Barringtonia

J.R.Forst. & G.Forst., conserved name
Synonyms[1]
  • Huttum Adans., rejected name
  • Commercona Sonn.
  • Menichea Sonn.
  • Butonica Lam.
  • Stravadium Juss.
  • Meteorus Lour.
  • Mitraria J.F.Gmel. 1791, rejected name, not Cav. 1801 (Gesneriaceae)
  • Stravadia Pers.
  • Botryoropis C.Presl
  • Baranda Llanos
  • Agasta Miers
  • Doxomma Miers
  • Megadendron Miers
  • Michelia Kuntze 1891, illegitimate homonym not L. 1753 (Magnoliaceae)
  • Abdulmajidia Whitmore
Species[1]
  1. Barringtonia acutangula (L.) Gaertn. − Indian Subcontinent, SE Asia, Afghanistan, New Guinea, Queensland
  2. Barringtonia apiculata Lauterb. − Sulawesi, New Guinea
  3. Barringtonia ashtonii Payens − Borneo
  4. Barringtonia asiatica (L.) Kurz − India, Madagascar, SE Asia, various islands of the Pacific + Indian Oceans
  5. Barringtonia augusta Kurz − Indochina, W Malaysia
  6. Barringtonia badia PranceW Malaysia
  7. Barringtonia belagaensis Chantar. − Sarawak
  8. Barringtonia calyptrata (Miers) R.Br. ex Benth. − New Guinea, Queensland
  9. Barringtonia calyptrocalyx K.Schum. − New Guinea, New Britain
  10. Barringtonia chaniana (Whitmore) PranceW Malaysia
  11. Barringtonia conoidea Griff. − Indochina, W Malaysia
  12. Barringtonia corneri Kiew & K.M.WongW Malaysia
  13. Barringtonia curranii Merr. − Sarawak, Sabah, Palawan
  14. Barringtonia edulis Seem. − Fiji, Vanuatu
  15. Barringtonia filirachis PayensW Malaysia, Sumatra
  16. Barringtonia fusiformis KingW Malaysia
  17. Barringtonia gigantostachya Koord. & Valeton − Java
  18. Barringtonia glomerata PranceW Malaysia
  19. Barringtonia hallieri R.Knuth − Borneo
  20. Barringtonia havilandii Ridl. − Borneo
  21. Barringtonia integrifolia (Montrouz.) Schltr. − New Caledonia, Loyalty Is
  22. Barringtonia jebbiana Takeuchi - New Guinea
  23. Barringtonia josephstaalensis W.N.Takeuchi − E New Guinea
  24. Barringtonia khaoluangensis Chantar. − Thailand
  25. Barringtonia lanceolata (Ridl.) Payens − Borneo
  26. Barringtonia latiffiana (El-Sherif) PrancePulau Langkawi
  27. Barringtonia lauterbachii R.Knuth − New Guinea
  28. Barringtonia longifolia Schltr. − New Caledonia
  29. Barringtonia longipes Gagnep. − Indochina, W Malaysia
  30. Barringtonia longisepala Payens − Brunei, Sabah
  31. Barringtonia lumina Jebb & Prance − New Guinea, Solomon Is
  32. Barringtonia macrocarpa Hassk. − Indochina, W Malaysia, Borneo, Java, Sumatra
  33. Barringtonia macrostachya (Jack) Kurz − SE Asia, S China, New Guinea
  34. Barringtonia maunwongyathiae Chuakul − Thailand
  35. Barringtonia maxwelliana (Whitmore) PranceBukit Larut
  36. Barringtonia monticola Jebb & Prance − Papua New Guinea
  37. Barringtonia neocaledonica Vieill. − New Guinea
  38. Barringtonia niedenzuana (K.Schum.) R.Knuth − Sulawesi, Maluku, Papuasia
  39. Barringtonia norshamiae PranceW Malaysia
  40. Barringtonia novae-hiberniae Lauterb.Huon, Papuasia
  41. Barringtonia palawanensis Chantar.Palawan
  42. Barringtonia papeh Lauterb.Papuasia
  43. Barringtonia papuana Lauterb. − New Guinea
  44. Barringtonia pauciflora KingPerak
  45. Barringtonia payensiana WhitmorePerak, Selangor
  46. Barringtonia pendula (Griff.) Kurz − Yunnan, Indochina, W Malaysia, Borneo, Java, Sumatra
  47. Barringtonia pinnifolia Jebb & Prance − Papua New Guinea
  48. Barringtonia procera (Miers) R.KnuthPapuasia, Vanuatu
  49. Barringtonia pseudoglomerata Chantar. − Sarawak, Sabah
  50. Barringtonia pterita Merr. − Philippines
  51. Barringtonia racemosa (L.) Spreng. − E + SE Africa, S + SE Asia, S China, N Australia, various islands of the Pacific + Indian Oceans
  52. Barringtonia reticulata (Blume) Miq.Andaman & Nicobar, W Indonesia, Philippines
  53. Barringtonia revoluta Merr.W Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra
  54. Barringtonia ridsdalei Chantar.Palawan
  55. Barringtonia rimata Chantar.W Malaysia, S Thailand
  56. Barringtonia samoensis A.GraySamoa, Micronesia, New Guinea, Maluku, Sulawesi
  57. Barringtonia sarawakensis Chantar. − Sarawak
  58. Barringtonia sarcostachys (Blume) Miq. − Sumatra, Borneo
  59. Barringtonia scortechinii KingW Malaysia, S Thailand, Borneo, Sumatra
  60. Barringtonia seaturae H.B.Guppy − Fiji
  61. Barringtonia serenae Jebb & Prance − Papua New Guinea
  62. Barringtonia tagala Jebb & Prance − Papua New Guinea
  63. Barringtonia terengganuensis Chantar.Terengganu
  64. Barringtonia waasii Chantar. − Sri Lanka
  65. Barringtonia zainudiniana (El-Sherif & Latiff) Prance − Kedah

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Forster, Johann Reinhold & Forster, Johann Georg Adam. 1775. Characteres Generum Plantarum 38
  3. ^ Tropicos, Barringtonia J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.
  4. ^ Flora of China Vol. 13 Page 293 玉蕊属 yu rui shu Barringtonia J. R. Forster & G. Forster, Char. Gen. Pl. 38. 1775.
  5. ^ Charnock, Richard Stephen (1866). Verba nominalia; or, Words derived from proper names. London: Trübner & co. p. 16.

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