Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Colobanthus kerguelensis
Caryophyllaceae Juss.
Colobanthus kerguelensis Hook.f. , legitimate, scientific
Hooker, J.D. (1845), The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror. I. Flora Antarctica 2(13): 249 BHL [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Kerguelen's Land..."
Orchard, A.E. (1993), Caryophyllaceae. Flora of Australia 50: 127-128 APC [secondary reference]
  • Type: "Kerguelens Land [Kerguelen Is.], May - July 1840, J.D.Hooker; n.v."
  • APC Dist.: HI
  • Etymology: "Epithet from the island where the type was collected."