Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Shrubs; stems not winged. Stipules lacking. Leaves sessile trifoliolate, opposite, appearing as whorled simple leaves. Flowers bisexual, solitary in axils, sessile or pedicellate; sepals and petals each 4–10; sepals shortly united at base; petals free, exceeding sepals; stamens 4–many, free, anthers valvate; ovary superior or semi-inferior, 2-locular; ovules few–many per locule; styles 2, free. Fruit a loculicidal capsule or apparently indehiscent and nut-like; seeds horizontally arranged in the locules.

Endemic eastern Australian genus of 3 or 4 species. Formerly included in the Saxifragaceae, sometimes retained in the monotypic family Baueraceae.

Source: Walsh, N.G. (1996). Cunoniaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Oxalidales
family Cunoniaceae
Higher taxa
genus Bauera
Subordinate taxa