Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Orites
Proteaceae Juss.
Orites R.Br. , legitimate, scientific
Brown, R. (8 March 1810), On the Proteaceae of Jussieu. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 10(1): 189-190 BHL [tax. nov.]
  • Type: O. excelsa R.Br.
  • Etymology: "Oρειτης monticola. Hi Frutices enim in summis montibus crescunt."
  • Comment: Although the epithets of the original species described under Orites by Brown indicate feminine gender, the genus name is here treated as masculine in accordance with ICN Art. 62.4 (Shenzhen Code, 2018).
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 68 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Oritina R.Br. legitimate
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 452 [secondary reference]
Curtis, W.M. (1967), Angiospermae: Plumbaginaceae to Salicaceae. The Student's Flora of Tasmania 3: 603-604 [secondary reference]
Burbidge, N.T. & Gray, M. (1970), Flora of the Australian Capital Territory: 148 [secondary reference]
Costin, A.B., Gray, M., Totterdell, C.J. & Wimbush, D.J. (1979), Kosciusko Alpine Flora Edn. 1: 165 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 181 [secondary reference]
Ross, E.M. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1986), Proteaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 2: 17 [secondary reference]
Wrigley, J.W. & Fagg, M. (1989), Banksias, Waratahs & Grevilleas and all other plants in the Australian Proteaceae family: 470 (map) [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "From Greek, oros, a mountain, and suffix, -ites, indicating a close connection. The first 2 species Brown described, O. diversifolis and O. revoluta, were found in the Tasmanian mountains."
Harden, G.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1991), Orites. Flora of New South Wales 2: 25-26 [secondary reference]
George, A.S. & Hyland, B.P.M. in McCarthy, P.M. (ed.) (1995), Appendix: Orites. Flora of Australia 16: 496 [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: O. diversifolia R.Br., lecto (here chosen...".
George, A.S. & Hyland, B.P.M. in McCarthy, P.M. (ed.) (1995), Orites. Flora of Australia 16: 347 [secondary reference]
Jeanes, J.A. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1996), Proteaceae. Flora of Victoria 3: 843 [secondary reference]
Harden, G.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2002), Orites. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 2: 26 [secondary reference]
Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (2004), Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest: 419 [secondary reference]
CHAH (2006), Australian Plant Census: - [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Oritina R.Br. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Amphiderris (R.Br.) Spach nom. superfl.
  • APC Dist.: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, Tas
Weston, P.H. & Barker, N.P. (13 November 2006), A new suprageneric classification of the Proteaceae, with an annotated checklist of genera. Telopea 11(3): 334 [secondary reference]
Weston, P.H. in Kubitzki, K. (ed.) (2007), Proteaceae. The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 9: 393 [secondary reference]
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 610 [secondary reference]
CHAH (7 July 2021), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Oritina R.Br. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Orites sect. Amphiderris R.Br. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Amphiderris (R.Br.) Spach nom. superfl. taxonomic synonym: Orites sect. Acroderris F.Muell. nom. inval., nom. nud. taxonomic synonym: Orites sect. Oritina (R.Br.) Kuntze legitimate taxonomic synonym: Orites sect. Euorites Kuntze nom. inval.
  • APC Dist.: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, Tas