Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Myrmecodia beccarii
Rubiaceae Juss.
Myrmecodia beccarii Hook.f. , legitimate, scientific
Hooker, J.D. in Hooker, J.D. (ed.) (1886), Myrmecodia beccarii. Native of Tropical Australia. Botanical Magazine 112: t. 6883 BHL [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "For the plant here figured, the Royal Gardens are indebted to the liberality of Messrs. Veitch, who imported it from Brisbane in 1884, with the information that it was found in the Gulf of Carpentaria, and is extremely rare there ..."
  • Etymology: "I have named it after the eminent botanist and traveller alluded to above." [i.e. Odoardo Beccari (1843–1920)]
Britten, J. (1897), Notes on Myrmecodia. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 35: 192 BHL [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Epidendroides tetrandra Britten nom. inval., pro syn.
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 253 [secondary reference]
common name: Ant-house [n/a]
Domin, K. (1929), Beitrage zur Flora und Pflanzengeographie Australiens. Bibliotheca Botanica 22(89): 1180 [secondary reference]
Williams, K.A.W. (1980), Native Plants of Queensland Edn. 2, 1: 204 [secondary reference]
common name: Ant-house Plant [n/a]
Huxley, C.R. & Jebb, M.H.P. (1993), The tuberous epiphytes of the Rubiaceae 5: A revision of Myrmecodia. Blumea 37(2): 301, Fig. 10 [secondary reference]
Hyland, B.P.M., Gray, B. & Elick, R.W. in Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (1994), Appendix I: Provisional Species List. Fruits of the Rainforest: 311 [secondary reference]
Threatened Species and Communities Section, Biodiversity Group, Environment Australia (8 July 1998), Endangered Species Protection Act 1992. Schedules 1, 2 & 3: 23 [secondary reference]
Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (2004), Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest: 446 [secondary reference]
common name: Prickly Ant Plant [n/a]
CHAH (2005), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Epidendroides tetrandra Britten nom. inval., pro syn.
  • APC Dist.: Qld