Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Acaena australis
Rosaceae Juss.
Acaena australis (Salisb.) Britten , legitimate, scientific
Britten, J. (1916), The plants of Salisbury's "Prodromus" (1796). Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 54: 63 BHL [comb. nov.]
basionym: Poterium australe Salisb. legitimate
Chapman, A.D. (1991), Australian Plant Name Index: 95 [secondary reference]
  • Text: "Is this Australian?"
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (7 July 2021), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Poterium australe Salisb. legitimate
  • APC Comment: A South American taxon, now referred to Acaena sericea J.Jacq., but not known to occur in Australia. Recorded by A.D.Chapman, Austral. Pl. Name Index 25 (1991), with a query "Is this Australian?" but the type locality given for Salisbury's basionym is "Port Desire" [Puerto Deseado, Argentina].