Stellaria kotschyana Fenzl ex Boiss.

First published in Fl. Orient. 1: 705 (1867)
This name is a synonym of Mesostemma kotschyanum

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • B.A.Fedtschenko & al. (1948). Flora Turkmenii 3: 1-280. Turkmenskoe gosudarstvennoe izd., Ashkhabad. [Cited as Stellaria kotschyana.]
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1967). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 2: 1-581. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh. [Cited as Stellaria kotschyana.]
  • Ghazanfar, S. A. & Nasir, Y.J. (1986). Flora of Pakistan 175: 1-125. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi. [Cited as Stellaria kotschyana.]
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. & Edmandson, J.R. (eds.) (2016). Flora of Iraq 5(1): 1-284. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad. [Cited as Stellaria kotschyana.]
  • Rechinger, K.H., Melzheimer, V., Möschl, W. & Schiman-Czeika, H. (1988). Flora Iranica 163: 1-528. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz. [Cited as Stellaria kotschyana.]

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