Genus: Silybum Vaill.

 
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Carduoideae
Tribe: Cardueae
Subtribe: Carduinae
Common names: milk thistle
Genus number: 11165
Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
Accession Count: 3 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) under Melbourne ICN Art. 14 (see App. III)\; acceptance of authorship by "Vaill." rather than the former "Adans." depends on the outcome of a proposal to suppress the 1754-1756 German translation of Vaillant's work

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Barrie, F. R. 2011. Report of the General Committee: 11. (Taxon) 60:1211-1214.
  • Brummitt, R. K. 2008. Proposal to add the 1754-1756 German translation of S. Vaillant, Établissement de nouveaux caractères de trois familles, 1719-1725, to the "Opera utique oppressa". (Taxon) 57:663.
  • Brummitt, R. K. 2011. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 63. (Taxon) 60:1210.
  • Greuter, W. 2008. Damn Vaillant? A reply to Brummitt in Taxon 57: 663. 2008, and some alternative proposals, including adding all Steinwehr's translations in Königl. Akad. Wiss. Paris Phys. Abh. 5-9. 1754-1760 to the "Opera utique oppressa". (Taxon) 57:1015-1016.
  • Greuter, W. et al. 2005. Vaillant on Compositae - systematic concepts and nomenclatural impact. (Taxon) 54:158.
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Check Index Nomninum Genericorum for Silybum
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=11165. Accessed 17 November 2018.