Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Carex austrocompacta
Cyperaceae Juss.
Carex austrocompacta K.L.Wilson , legitimate, scientific
Global Carex Group (2015), Making Carex monophyletic (Cyperaceae, tribe Cariceae): a new broader circumscription. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 179: 29 [nom. nov.]
replaced synonym: Uncinia compacta R.Br. legitimate nomenclatural synonym: Carex compacta (R.Br.) Poir. nom. illeg.
  • Etymology: "The first component of the name is from the Latin australis, southern, referring to the Southern Hemisphere occurrence of this species, added to Brown’s original epithet, which presumably refers to the dense inflorescences of this species, to provide a link between the new name and the original name."
  • Comment: nom. nov., non Carex compacta Lam. (1779).
CHAH (31 July 2018), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Uncinia compacta R.Br. legitimate nomenclatural synonym: Carex compacta (R.Br.) Poir. nom. illeg. nomenclatural synonym: Uncinia compacta R.Br. var. compacta legitimate taxonomic synonym: Uncinia rupestris Raoul legitimate
  • APC Comment: Treated as Uncinia compacta in Tas.
  • APC Dist.: NSW, Vic, Tas