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Taxon: Alyssum canescens DC.

Synonym of Stevenia canescens (DC.) D. A. German

Genus: Alyssum
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
Tribe: Alysseae
Nomen number: 402010
Place of publication: Syst. nat. 2:322. 1821, nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV)
Name Verified on: 29-Aug-2018 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Applequist, W. L. 2014. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 66. Taxon 63:1364. Note: proposal recommended
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. Note: = Ptilotrichum canescens (DC.) C. A. Mey.
  3. Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR) Cambridge University Press. Note: = Ptilotrichum canescens (DC.) C. A. Mey.
  4. Dudley, T. R. 1964. Synopsis of the genus Alyssum. J. Arnold Arbor. 45:363.
  5. Fu, Y. C. et al. 1977-. Flora intramongolica. Note: = Ptilotrichum canescens (DC.) C. A. Mey.
  6. German, D. A. 2012. Taxonomical confusions in the Cruciferae of North and Central Asia. I. Alyssum fischerianum and Alyssum canescens. Turczaninowia 14(4):18-28.
  7. German, D. A. 2013. (2182) Proposal to conserve the name Alyssum canescens (Ptilotrichum canescens, Stevenia canescens)(Cruciferae) with a conserved type. Taxon 62:836-837.
  8. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR. Note: = Ptilotrichum canescens (DC.) C. A. Mey.
  9. Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. 2000-. Flora of Siberia (English translation) Note: = Ptilotrichum canescens (DC.) C. A. Mey.
  10. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan. Note: = Ptilotrichum canescens (DC.) C. A. Mey.
  11. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993-. Flora of India.
  12. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Alyssum canescens DC. :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=402010. Accessed 19 January 2020.