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Taxon: Stevenia canescens (DC.) D. A. German

Genus: Stevenia
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
Tribe: Stevenieae
Nomen number: 466978
Place of publication: D. N. Shaulo, Key Pl. Tuva Republ., ed. 2:194. 2007, nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comment: the basionym Alyssum canescens DC. is 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: 2 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Distributional Range:


    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Gorno-Altay, Tuva]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan (s.e.)
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia (s.?)
    • CHINA: China [Heilongjiang Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Gansu Sheng (n.), Jilin Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng (n.), Qinghai Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Ningxia Huizi Zizhiqu, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu, Xizang Zizhiqu]

    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India [Jammu and Kashmir]


  1. Applequist, W. L. 2014. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 66. Taxon 63:1365. Note: proposal recommended
  2. German, D. A. & I. A. Al-Shehbaz. 2010. Nomenclatural novelties in miscellaneous Asian Brassicaceae (Cruciferae). Nordic J. Bot. 28:649. Note: cite Ptilotrichum canescens (DC.) C. A. Mey.
  3. German, D. A. 2010. A checklist and the system of the Cruciferae of Altai. Komarovia 6(2):84.
  4. 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.

Check other web resources for Stevenia canescens (DC.) D. A. German :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=466978. Accessed 4 July 2020.