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  • Over 100 Gondwanan species are found on the Cape York Peninsula, including members of the primitive angiosperm families Annonaceae and Lauraceae, as well as orchids of the Arthochilus, Corybas, and Calochilus genera, and members of the Araucariaceae and Podocarpaceae families.

    Cape York tropical savanna

  • Magnoliaceae, Hammamelidaceae, and Podocarpaceae are also well represented.

    Eastern Java-Bali montane rain forests

  • The family best represented in the upper canopy of these habitats is the Fagaceae, with important contributions from the Magnoliaceae, Aceraceae, Podocarpaceae, Lauraceae, and Theaceae.

    Southern Annamites montane rain forests

  • Other forests on North Island are dominated by angiosperms, while those in the southern portion of the island and on South Island are dominated by Gondwanan gymnosperms of the family Podocarpaceae and southern beeches (Nothofagus spp.).

    Biological diversity in New Zealand

  • The upper montane sclerophyllous forest is dominated by plant species from the families Podocarpaceae, Cunoniaceae, and Pandanaceae, and the trees are shrouded with mosses, lichens, and epiphytes.

    Madagascar ericoid thickets

  • Although endemism decreases as one moves east from the western mountains, the Central Plateau still contains a highly endemic flora with a rich Gondwanan heritage including Nothofagus spp. and Podocarpaceae.

    Tasmanian Central Highland forests

  • Also notable in this forest community is the presence of species of Podocarpaceae.

    Northern Annamites rain forests

  • Examples of currently confined tree species are Podocarpus sellowii (Podocarpaceae), Prunus sphaerocarpa (Rosaceae), and Manilkara rufula (Sapotaceae).

    Caatinga Enclaves moist forests

  • Associated with the hemlock and fir are a moderate diversity of broadleaf trees, with the most species belonging to the Aceraceae, Hippocastanaceae, Fagaceae, Magnoliaceae, Lauraceae, Cupressaceae, Podocarpaceae, and Taxaceae.

    Northern Indochina subtropical forests

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