Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
Leucophyta R.Br. , legitimate, scientific
Brown, R. (1818), Observations on the natural family of plants called Compositae. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 12(1): 106 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: Leucophyta brownii Cass.
Bentham, G. (5 January 1867), Orders XLVIII. Myrtaceae- LXII. Compositae. Flora Australiensis 3: 573 [taxonomic synonym]
taxonomic synonym of: Calocephalus R.Br. legitimate
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 83 [taxonomic synonym]
taxonomic synonym of: Calocephalus R.Br. legitimate
Anderberg, A.A. (1991), Taxonomy and Phylogeny of the Tribe Gnaphalieae (Asteraceae). Opera Botanica 104: 125, 127 [secondary reference]
Short, P.S. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1999), Leucophyta. Flora of Victoria 4: 799 [secondary reference]
Wheeler, J.R., Marchant, N.G. & Lewington, M. (2002), Dicotyledons. Flora of the South West 2: 513 [secondary reference]
Anderberg, A.A., Baldwin, B.G., Bayer, R.G., Breitwieser, I., Jeffrey, C., Dillon, M.O., Eldenäs, P., Funk, V., Garcia-Jacas, N., Hind, D.J.N., Karis, P.O., Lack, H.W., Nesom, G., Nordenstam, B., Oberprieler, C., Panero, J.J., Puttock, C., Robinson, H., Stuessy, T.F., Susanna, A., Urtubey, E., Vogt, R., Ward, J. & Watson, L.E. in Kubitzki, K. (ed.) (2007), Compositae. The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 8: 270-271 [secondary reference]
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 486 [secondary reference]
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2011), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
  • APC Dist.: WA, SA, Vic, Tas
Short, P.S. (15 December 2016), Notes concerning the classification of species included in Calocephalus R.Br. and Gnephosis Cass. (Asteraceae: Gnaphalieae), with descriptions of new genera and species. Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens 29: 207-208 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "Derived from the Greek leucon, meaning white, and phyton, for plant."