Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Collema
Collemataceae Zenker
Collema Weber ex F.H.Wigg. , nom. cons., scientific
Weber, G. in Wiggers, F.H. (1780), Primitiae Florae Holsaticae: 89 [tax. nov.]
Filson, R.B. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1992), Collema in Collemataceae. Flora of Australia 54: 161 [secondary reference]
  • Comment: possibly from the Greek collema (that which is glued), referring to the strongly hardened gelatin of some species when dry