Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Banksia sceptrum
Proteaceae Juss.
Banksia sceptrum Meisn. , legitimate, scientific
Meisner, C.D.F. in Hooker, W.J. (ed.) (1855), New Proteaceae of Australia. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany 7: 120 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Drummond, coll. vi. n. 206."
  • Comment: Given under BANKSIA L.f. (nom. cons.).
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 72 [secondary reference]
Kuntze, C.E.O. (5 November 1891), Revisio Generum Plantarum 2: 582 [basionym]
basionym of: Sirmuellera sceptrum (Meisn.) Kuntze legitimate
George, A.S. (11 September 1981), The genus Banksia L.f. (Proteaceae). Nuytsia 3(3): 335-337 [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: "BM; iso: CGE, FI, K (3 sheets), LD, MEL (4 sheets), NSW, NY, P, U."
nomenclatural synonym: Sirmuellera sceptrum (Meisn.) Kuntze legitimate
Green, J.W. (1985), Census of the Vascular Plants of Western Australia Edn. 2: 59 [secondary reference]
Wrigley, J.W. & Fagg, M. (1989), Banksias, Waratahs & Grevilleas and all other plants in the Australian Proteaceae family: 114 (map) [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Sirmuellera sceptrum (Meisn.) Kuntze legitimate common name: sceptre banksia [n/a]
  • Etymology: "From Latin, sceptrum, a sceptre or ceremonial staff; refers to the conspicuous flower spikes held erect."
George, A.S. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (1999), Banksia. Flora of Australia 17B: 203, Fig. 27, Map 200 APC [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Sirmuellera sceptrum (Meisn.) Kuntze legitimate common name: Sceptre Banksia [n/a]
  • APC Dist.: WA