Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Omegandra kanisii
Amaranthaceae Juss.
Omegandra kanisii G.J.Leach & C.C.Towns. , legitimate, scientific
Leach, G.J., Townsend, G.C. & Harley, M.M. (1993), Omegandra, a new genus of Amaranthaceae from Australia. Kew Bulletin 48(4): 787-791, Fig. 1, Map 1 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: Australia, I.Cowie 1334 (holotypus DNA!; isotypus AD, BRI!, CANB, K!, L, M!, MEL, NSW, PERTH).
  • APC Dist.: NT, Qld
  • Etymology: "... commemorates Dr Andries (Andrew) Kanis (1934-1986), a botanist of the Australian National Herbarium (CANB). Until his untimely death, his research interests included, amongst many other groups, Australasian Amaranthaceae."
Short, P.S. in Cowie, I.D., Short, P.S. & Osterkamp Madsen, M. (2000), Amaranthaceae. Floodplain Flora. A flora of the coastal floodplains of the Northern Territory, Australia: 65, Fig. 12 [secondary reference]
Hammer, T.A., Zhong, X., des Francs-Small, C.C., Nevill, P.G., Small, I.D. & Thiele, K.R. (11 July 2019), Resolving intergeneric relationships in the aervoid clade and the backbone of Ptilotus (Amaranthaceae): Evidence from whole plastid genomes and morphology. Taxon 68(2): 307 [secondary reference]
  • Type: "Holotype: Australia. Northern Territory: South Alligator Floodplain, Kakadu National Park, 7 Aug 1990, I. Cowie 1334 (DNA barcode DNA-D0053029 [image!]; isotypes: BRI barcode BRIAQ0511960 [image!], CANB barcode CANB00402446 [image!], K barcode K000587476 [image!])."
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (29 September 2022), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Gen. Nov. (AQ476466) sp. (Lakefield J.R.Clarkson+ 6971) [n/a]
  • APC Dist.: NT, Qld