Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Brassaia actinophylla
Araliaceae Juss.
Brassaia actinophylla Endl. , legitimate, scientific
Endlicher, S.F.L. in Endlicher, S.F.L. & Fenzl, E. (1839), Novarum Stirpium Decades 10: 89-90 BHL [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Crescit in Nova-Hollandia tropica. (Ferd. Bauer Illustr. t. 334–336)."
  • Comment: Endlicher refers to Endlicher, Iconographia t. 104–106 and in his Gen. Pl. refers to Iconographia t. 114–116, however on none of these plates is the name of the species or even the genus mentioned. See comments by F.R.Fosberg, Baileya 19 (1973) 45 on "The Name of the Octopus Tree".
Bentham, G. (5 January 1867), Orders XLVIII. Myrtaceae- LXII. Compositae. Flora Australiensis 3: 385 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 61 [secondary reference]
Harms, H.A.T. in Engler, H.G.A. & Prantl, K.A.E. (ed.) (28 December 1894), Araliaceae. Die Naturlichen Pflanzenfamilien III, 8(111): 36 [basionym]
basionym of: Schefflera actinophylla (Endl.) Harms legitimate
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 236 [secondary reference]
common name: Umbrella-tree [n/a]
Domin, K. (September 1928), Beitrage zur Flora und Pflanzengeographie Australiens. Bibliotheca Botanica 22(89): 1036 [nomenclatural synonym]
nomenclatural synonym of: Schefflera actinophylla (Endl.) Harms legitimate
Specht, R.L. in Specht, R.L. & Mountford, C.P. (ed.) (August 1958), The Gymnospermae and Angiospermae collected on the Arnhem Land Expedition. Records of the American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land No. 3 Botany and Plant Ecology: 274 [secondary reference]
Hyland, B.P.M. (1971), A key to the common rainforest trees between Townsville and Cooktown, based on leaf and bark features: 47, Code 273 [secondary reference]
common name: Umbrella Tree [n/a]
Fosberg, F.R. (1975), The Name of the Octopus Tree. Baileya; a Quarterly Journal of Horticultural Taxonomy 19: 45 [secondary reference]
Frodin, D.G. (1975), The Cephaloschefflera compex. Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 56: 436 [nomenclatural synonym]
nomenclatural synonym of: Schefflera actinophylla (Endl.) Harms legitimate
Du Puy, D.J. & Orchard, A.E. (1993), Araliaceae. Flora of Australia 50: 312 [nomenclatural synonym]
nomenclatural synonym of: Schefflera actinophylla (Endl.) Harms legitimate
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2011), Australian Plant Census: - [secondary reference]
orthographic variant: Brassaia actinophora Endl. orth. var.
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2011), Australian Plant Census: - [nomenclatural synonym]
nomenclatural synonym of: Schefflera actinophylla (Endl.) Harms legitimate
Lowry, P.P. & Plunkett, G.M. (13 August 2020), Resurrection of the Genus Heptapleurum for the Asian clade of species previously included in Schefflera (Araliaceae). Novon 28(3): 146 [basionym]
basionym of: Heptapleurum actinophyllum (Endl.) Lowry & G.M.Plunkett legitimate
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (29 September 2022), Australian Plant Census: - [nomenclatural synonym]
nomenclatural synonym of: Heptapleurum actinophyllum (Endl.) Lowry & G.M.Plunkett legitimate