Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Stellaria
Caryophyllaceae Juss.
Stellaria L. , legitimate, scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 1: 421 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: (not designated).
Linnaeus, C. (1754), Genera Plantarum Edn. 5: 193 [secondary reference]
Hooker, W.J. in Hooker, W.J. (ed.) (1834), Contributions Towards a Flora of Van Dieman's Land; from collections sent by R. W. Lawrence, and Ronald Gunn, Esqrs., and by Dr. Scott. The Journal of Botany 1: 250 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (February 1862), Thalamiflorae. The Plants Indigenous to the Colony of Victoria 1: 209 [secondary reference]
common name: Stitchwort [n/a]
Bentham, G. (30 May 1863), Flora Australiensis 1: 157-159 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 27 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1885), Systematic Census of Australian Plants Suppl. 2: 3 [secondary reference]
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 48 [secondary reference]
Black, J.M. (1924), Casuarinaceae - Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia 2: 231 [secondary reference]
common name: Starwort [n/a]
  • Etymology: Latin stella, a star: alluding to the 5 radiating petals.
Green, M.L. in Ramsbottom, J., Wilmott, A.J., Wakefield, E.M. & Sprague, T.A. (ed.) (August 1929), The application of Linnean generic names to be determined by means of specified Standard-species. Nomenclature: Proposals by British Botanists: 155 [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: Stellaria holostea L.
Black, J.M. (January 1948), Casuarinaceae-Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 2: 354 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "Latin stella, a star; alluding to the 5 radiating petals"
Curtis, W.M. (1956), The Student's Flora of Tasmania 1: 67 [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: 150 [secondary reference]
Burbidge, N.T. & Gray, M. (1970), Flora of the Australian Capital Territory: 164 [secondary reference]
Curtis, W.M. & Morris, D.I. (1975), Angiospermae: Ranunculaceae to Myrtaceae. The Student's Flora of Tasmania Edn. 2, 1: 70 [secondary reference]
Costin, A.B., Gray, M., Totterdell, C.J. & Wimbush, D.J. (1979), Kosciusko Alpine Flora Edn. 1: 172 [secondary reference]
Carolin, R.C. in Jessop, J.P. (ed.) (1981), Caryophyllaceae. Flora of Central Australia: 45 [secondary reference]
Cronquist, A.J. (1981), An Integrated System of Classification of Flowering Plants: 275 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 99 [secondary reference]
Ross, E.M. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1984), Caryophyllaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 1: 112 [secondary reference]
Wheeler, J.R. in Marchant, N.G., Wheeler, J.R., Rye, B.L., Bennett, E.M., Lander, N.S. & Macfarlane, T.D. (1987), Caryophyllaceae. Flora of the Perth Region 1: 110 [secondary reference]
Doust, A. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1990), Caryophyllaceae. Flora of New South Wales 1: 274-277 [secondary reference]
Brummitt, R.K. (1992), Vascular Plant Families and Genera: 27 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Alsine L. legitimate
Bittrich, V. in Kubitzki, K. (ed.) (1993), Caryophyllaceae. The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 2: 227, Fig. 39 [secondary reference]
Orchard, A.E. (1993), Caryophyllaceae. Flora of Australia 50: 123-124 [secondary reference]
Green, P.S. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (1994), Norfolk Island & Lord Howe Island. Flora of Australia 49: 92 [secondary reference]
Miller, C.H. & West, J.G. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1996), Stellaria. Flora of Victoria 3: 233-234 [secondary reference]
Doust, A. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2000), Caryophyllaceae. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 1: 274 [secondary reference]
Harden, G.J. & Murray, L.J. in Harden, G.J. & Murray, L.J. (ed.) (2000), Flora of New South Wales Supplement 1: 30 [secondary reference]
Wheeler, J.R., Marchant, N.G. & Lewington, M. (2002), Dicotyledons. Flora of the South West 2: 552 [secondary reference]
CHAH (2006), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Alsine L. legitimate
  • APC Dist.: WA (native and naturalised), NT (naturalised), SA (native and naturalised), Qld (native and naturalised), NSW (native and naturalised), LHI (naturalised), NI (naturalised), Vic (native and naturalised), Tas (native and naturalised), MI (native and naturalised)
Western Australian Herbarium (2007), FloraBase: the Western Australian Flora Version 2.5: - [secondary reference]
State Herbarium of South Australia (2008), Fact sheets. The Electronic Flora of South Australia: - [secondary reference]
common name: Starworts [n/a]
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 818 [secondary reference]
Miller, C.H. & West, J.G. (10 July 2012), A revision of the genus Stellaria (Caryophyllaceae) in Australia. Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens 25: 32 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "The name derives from the Latin stella (A star) and aria (connected with), an allusion to the radiating, deeply bifid petals."
Tikhomirov, V.N. (2016), (2427) Proposal to conserve the name Stellaria (Caryophyllaceae) with a conserved type. Taxon 65(2): 389-390 [secondary reference]
  • Text: "Typus: S. graminea L., typ. cons. prop."
Applequist, W.L. (April 2017), Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 69. Taxon 66(2): 505 [secondary reference]
  • Text: "(2427) To conserve Stellaria L. (Caryophyllaceae) with a conserved type. Proposed by V.N. Tikhomirov in Taxon 65: 389–390. 2016. Votes: 16–2–0 (recommended)."