Alyssum tortuosum Willd.

First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4. 3: 466 (1800)
This name is a synonym of Odontarrhena tortuosa

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens. [Cited as Alyssum sibiricum.]

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

  • Ebel, A. (2005). Review of Brassicaceae family in the flora of Khakassia. Turczaninowia 8(1): 11-38. [Cited as Alyssum tortuosum.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Alyssum tortuosum.]
  • Kavousi, K., Nazari, Z. & Hjtehadi, H. (2015). Synopsis of the genus Alyssum in Iran. Acta Botanica Hungarica 57: 283-290. [Cited as Alyssum tortuosum.]
  • Marhold, K. (ed.) (2013). IAPT/IOPB chromosome data 16. Taxon 62: 1355-1360. [Cited as Alyssum tortuosum.]
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press. [Cited as Alyssum tortuosum.]

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