Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Alyxia
Apocynaceae Juss.
Alyxia Banks ex R.Br. , nom. cons., scientific
Brown, R. (27 March 1810), Prodromus florae Novae Hollandiae et insulae Van-Diemen, exhibens characteres plantarum quas annis 1802-1805: 469 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: (not designated).
  • Comment: nom. cons. (ref. I.C.B.N. (1978) No. 6616).
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 93 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Gynopogon J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. nom. rej.
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 317 [secondary reference]
common name: Chain-fruit [n/a]
Black, J.M. (December 1926), Meliaceae - Scrophulariaceae. Flora of South Australia 3: 461 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "Derivation not given by Brown; probably from Greek alyxis, an escape, shunning: alluding to the lonely situations in which the plant grows; J.D. Hooker suggests halysis, a chain, because the fruit is sometimes jointed."
Black, J.M. & Robertson, E.L. (1957), Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 4: 696 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "Derivation not given by Brown; probably from Greek alyxis, an escape, shunning: alluding to the lonely situations in which the plant grows; J.D. Hooker suggests halysis, a chain, because the fruit is sometimes jointed."
Curtis, W.M. (1967), Angiospermae: Plumbaginaceae to Salicaceae. The Student's Flora of Tasmania 3: 471 [secondary reference]
Markgraf, F. (1977), Florae Malesiacae Precursores LV. Apocynaceae IV. Alyxia. Blumea 23(2): 377-414 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Pulassarium Rumph. ex Kuntze legitimate
Farr, E.R., Leussink, J.A. & Stafleu, F.A. in Farr, E.R., Leussink, J.A. & Stafleu, F.A. (ed.) (1979), Index Nominum Genericorum 2: 762 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Gynopogon J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. nom. rej.
Farr, E.R., Leussink, J.A. & Stafleu, F.A. in Farr, E.R., Leussink, J.A. & Stafleu, F.A. (ed.) (1979), Index Nominum Genericorum 3: 1463 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Pulassarium Rumph. ex Kuntze legitimate
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 67 [secondary reference]
Ross, E.M. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1986), Apocynaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 2: 305 [secondary reference]
Rye, B.L. in Marchant, N.G., Wheeler, J.R., Rye, B.L., Bennett, E.M., Lander, N.S. & Macfarlane, T.D. (1987), Apocynaceae. Flora of the Perth Region 1: 523 [secondary reference]
Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M., Chaloner, W.G., Demoulin, V., Grolle, R., Hawkesworth, D.L., Nicolson, D.H., Silva, P.C., Stafleu, F.A., Voss, E.G. & McNeill, J. (ed.) (1988), International Code of Botanical Nomenclature, Berlin, 1988. Regnum Vegetabile 118: 255 [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: Alyxia spicata R.Br. (typ. cons.)
Harden, G.J. & Williams, J.B. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1992), Apocynaceae. Flora of New South Wales 3: 516 [secondary reference]
Wheeler, J.R. in Wheeler, J.R. (ed.) (1992), Apocynaceae. Flora of the Kimberley Region: 700 [secondary reference]
Forster, P.I. (19 October 1992), A taxonomic revision of Alyxia (Apocynaceae) in Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 5(5): 547-580 [secondary reference]
  • Type: A. spicata R.Br.
taxonomic synonym: Pulassarium Rumph. ex Kuntze legitimate taxonomic synonym: Gynopogon J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. nom. rej. taxonomic synonym: Paralstonia Baill. legitimate
Green, P.S. (1993), Notes relating to the floras of Norfolk and Lord Howe Islands, IV. Kew Bulletin 48(2): 309 [secondary reference]
Forster, P.I. in Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1996), Apocynaceae. Flora of Australia 28: 125-133 APC [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Pulassarium Rumph. ex Kuntze legitimate taxonomic synonym: Gynopogon J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. nom. rej.
  • APC Dist.: WA, NT, SA, Qld, NSW, LHI, NI, Vic, Tas
Jeanes, J.A. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1999), Apocynaceae. Flora of Victoria 4: 322 [secondary reference]
Middleton, D.J. (2000), Revision of Alyxia (Apocynaceae). Part 1: Asia and Malesia. Blumea 45(1): 8 [secondary reference]
Middleton, D.J. (2002), Revision of Alyxia (Apocynaceae). Part 2: Pacific Islands and Australia. Blumea 47(1): 4-6 [secondary reference]
Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (2004), Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest: 33 [secondary reference]
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 34 [secondary reference]