Genus: Bellidiastrum Scop.

Possible synonym of: Aster L.

Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Astereae
Common names: aster
Genus number: 28074
Last updated: 19-Jun-2019
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
  • • a proposal for conservation (nom. cons., Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.10-11) over the earlier homonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 53) Bellidiastrum Vaill. was rendered unnecessary by the suppression of Steinwehr's translation of Vaillant's work (Shenzhen ICN App. I), effectively eliminating Vaillant's competing generic name, but the accompanying proposal to conserve the spelling Bellidiastrum against Scopoli's original spelling "Bellidastrum" has not been resolved
  • • all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Applequist, W. L. 2014. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 66. Taxon 63:1358. Note: not voted, since proposal made superfluous by proposal to suppress work
  2. Barrie, F. R. 2011. Report of the General Committee: 11. Taxon 60:1214. Note: a decision on Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants' recommendation has been deferred
  3. Brummitt, R. K. 2011. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 63. Taxon 60:1210. Note: recommends placing Vaillant's 1754-1756 work on the list of Opera Utique Oppressa (App. VI of ICBN), making conservation unnecessary
  4. Greuter, W. et al. 2005. (1670-1675) Proposals to conserve the names Bellidiastrum, Berkheya, Euryops, Notobasis, Picnomon and Urospermum (Compositae) against six generic names of Vaillant. Taxon 54:196-198. Note: proposal to conserve this spelling

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 22 February 2020.