Stellaria

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Contains 6 accepted taxa overall.

Family:CARYOPHYLLACEAE
Common Name:CHICKWEED
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order CARYOPHYLLALES
FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus Stellaria

Citation

Citation STELLARIA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 421. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Stellaria holostea Linnaeus Lectotypified by M. L. Green, Prop. Brit. Bot. 155. 1929.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Stellaria graminea GRASS-LIKE STARWORT
Stellaria media COMMON CHICKWEED
Stellaria pallida LESSER CHICKWEED
Stellaria parva PYGMY STARWORT
Stellaria prostrata PROSTRATE STARWORT
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Adenonema Adenonema Bunge, Mem. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Petersbourg Divers Savans 2: 548. 1835. TYPE: Adenonema petraeum (Bunge)Bunge (Stellaria petraea Bunge)
Alsine Alsine Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 272. 1753. TYPE: Alsine media L. Lectotypified by Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 2: 41. 1913.
Bigelowia Bigelowia Rafinesque, Amer. Monthly Mag. & Crit. Rev. 1: 442. 1817, nom. rej. vs. Bigelowia de Candolle 1836. TYPE: Bigelowia montana Rafinesque
Dichodon Dichodon (Bartling ex Reichenbach) Reichenbach, Deut. Bot. Herb.-Buch 205. 1841.BASIONYM: Stellaria Linnaeus, (unranked) Dichodon Bartling ex Reichenbach, Fl. Germ. Excurs. 785. 1832.TYPE: Non designatus.
Hylebia Hylebia (W. D. J. Koch) Fourreau, Ann. Soc. Linn. Lyon, ser. 2. 16: 347. 1868.BASIONYM: Stellaria Linnaeus, sect. Hylebia W. D. J. Koch, Syn. Fl. Germ. Helv. 118. 1836.TYPE: Hylebia nemorum (Linnaeus) Fourreau (Stellaria nemorum Linnaeus)
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