Poaceae Barnhart
Phalaris L. , legitimate, scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 1: 54 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: (not designated).
Linnaeus, C. (1754), Genera Plantarum Edn. 5: 29 [secondary reference]
Host, N.T. (1805), Icones et Descriptiones Graminum Austriacorum 3: 5 [secondary reference]
  • Type: Phalaris canariensis L.
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 620 [secondary reference]
Black, J.M. (1922), Cyatheaceae - Orchidaceae. Flora of South Australia 1: 63 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "Old Greek name, probably from phalos, shining: alluding to the shining appearance of the fruiting glume."
Black, J.M. (1943), Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 1: 80 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "Old Greek name, probably from phalos, shining; alluding to the shining appearance of the fruiting glume"
Gardner, C.A. (1952), Gramineae. Flora of Western Australia 1(1): 22 [secondary reference]
Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D. & Carolin, R.C. (1962), Handbook of the Vascular Plants of the Sydney District and Blue Mountains: 529 [secondary reference]
Burbidge, N.T. & Gray, M. (1970), Flora of the Australian Capital Territory: 60 [secondary reference]
Vickery, J.W. (1975), Gramineae. Flora of New South Wales, National Herbarium of New South Wales 19(2): 283-293 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 50 [secondary reference]
Bennett, E.M. in Marchant, N.G., Wheeler, J.R., Rye, B.L., Bennett, E.M., Lander, N.S. & Macfarlane, T.D. (1987), Poaceae. Flora of the Perth Region 2: 978 [secondary reference]
Ross, E.M. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1989), Poaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 3: 132 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Hastings, S.M. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1993), Phalaris. Flora of New South Wales 4: 635 [secondary reference]
common name: Canary Grasses [n/a] common name: Phalaris [n/a]
Green, P.S. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (1994), Norfolk Island & Lord Howe Island. Flora of Australia 49: 459-450 [secondary reference]
Morris, D.I. in Curtis, W.M. & Morris, D.I. (1994), Poaceae. The Student's Flora of Tasmania 4B: 250-251 [secondary reference]
Walsh, N.G. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1994), Poaceae. Flora of Victoria Edn. 1, 2: 464-465 [secondary reference]
Wheeler, J.R., Marchant, N.G. & Lewington, M. (2002), Flora of the South West 1: 427 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L., Whalley, R.D.B. & Wheeler, D.J.B. (2008), Grasses of New South Wales Edn. 4: 96 (fig.), 97 (fig.), 99 (fig.), 336-337 [secondary reference]
common name: Canary Grass [n/a]
  • Etymology: "from the Greek word for 'shining', possibly referring to the appearance of the mature fertile lemma"
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 653 [secondary reference]
Kodela, P.G., Weiller, C.M. & Thompson, I.R. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2009), Phalaris. Flora of Australia 44A: 145-146 APC [secondary reference]
common name: Canary Grasses [n/a] common name: Phalaris [n/a]
  • APC Dist.: WA (naturalised), NT (doubtfully naturalised), SA (naturalised), Qld (naturalised), NSW (naturalised), LHI (naturalised), NI (naturalised), ACT (naturalised), Vic (naturalised), Tas (naturalised)
Voshell, S.M., Baldini, R.M. & Hilu, K.W. (10 May 2016), Infrageneric treatment of Phalaris (Canary grasses, Poaceae) based on molecular phylogenetics and floret structure. Australian Systematic Botany 28(5,6): 362 [secondary reference]