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Taxonavigation: Commelinales
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Commelinales

Familia: Haemodoraceae
Subfamilia: Conostyloideae
Genus: Conostylis
Species: C. aculeata – C. albescen – C. androstemma – C. angustifolia – C. argentea – C. aurea – C. bealiana – C. bracteata – C. breviscapa – C. candicans – C. canteriata – C. caricina – C. crassinerva – C. deplexa – C. dielsii – C. drummondii – C. festucacea – C. hiemalis – C. juncea – C. latens – C. laxiflora – C. lepidospermoides – C. micrantha – C. misera – C. neocymosa – C. pauciflora – C. petrophiloides – C. phathyrantha – C. prolifera – C. pusilla – C. resinosa – C. robusta – C. rogeri – C. seminuda – C. seorsiflora – C. serrulata – C. setigera – C. setosa – C. stylidioides – C. teretifolia – C. teretiuscula – C. tomentosa – C. vaginata – C. villosa – C. wonganensis
Source(s) of checklist:
Name

Conostylis R.Br., 1810

Type not designated.

Synonyms

Androstemma Lindl., Swan Riv. App. 46 (1839)

Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Continental: Australasia
Regional: Australia
Western Australia

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
References
Primary references

Brown, R. 1810. Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae et Insulae Van Diemen. pp. i–viii + 145–590, Londini: R.Taylor. BHL Reference page. : 300

Additional references

Govaerts, R.H.A. 1999. World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b). 1532 pp.. MIM, Deurne. ISBN 90-5720-098-8 (issue 1), ISBN 90-5720-099-6 (issue 2b). Reference page.

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Conostylis in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Oct 01. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. Oct. Conostylis. Published online. Accessed: 01 Oct.
Tropicos.org Oct. Conostylis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: {{{4}}} 01 Oct.
Hassler, M. 2021. Conostylis. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2021. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Oct 01. Reference page.

Vernacular names
English: cone flowers

Conostylis is a genus of perennial herbs in the family Haemodoraceae commonly known as cone flowers, endemic to the south west of Western Australia. They have leathery, strap-like leaves which arise from the base of the plant, sometimes from underground rhizomes. Flowers which usually occur in clusters (sometimes singly) on stalks which emerge from the bases of the leaves.[3] Individual flowers have a short stalk with and six tepals which are either cream, yellow, orange or purple. The tepals join to form a short tube at the base with six similar stamens attached at the top of the tube.[4]

Species include:[4]

Conostylis aculeata R.Br. Prickly conostylis
Conostylis albescens Hopper
Conostylis androstemma F.Muell. Trumpets
Conostylis angustifolia Hopper
Conostylis argentea (J.W.Green) Hopper
Conostylis aurea Lindl. Golden conostylis
Conostylis bealiana F.Muell.
Conostylis bracteata Lindl.
Conostylis breviscapa R.Br.
Conostylis candicans Endl. Grey cottonhead
Conostylis caricina Lindl.
Conostylis crassinerva J.W.Green
Conostylis deplexa J.W.Green
Conostylis dielsii W.Fitzg.
Conostylis drummondii Benth. Drummond's conostylis
Conostylis festucacea Endl.
Conostylis juncea Endl.
Conostylis laxiflora Benth.
Conostylis micrantha Hopper Small-flowered conostylis
Conostylis misera Endl. Grass conostylis
Conostylis neocymosa Hopper
Conostylis pauciflora Hopper Dawesville conostylis
Conostylis petrophiloides F.Muell. ex Benth.
Conostylis phathyrantha Diels
Conostylis prolifera Benth. Mat cottonheads
Conostylis pusilla Endl.
Conostylis resinosa Hopper
Conostylis robusta Diels
Conostylis seorsiflora F.Muell.
Conostylis serrulata R.Br.
Conostylis setigera R.Br. Bristly cottonhead
Conostylis setosa Lindl. White cottonhead
Conostylis stylidioides F.Muell.
Conostylis teretifolia J.W.Green
Conostylis teretiuscula F.Muell.
Conostylis vaginata Endl. Sheath conostylis
Conostylis villosa Benth.
Conostylis wonganensis Hopper Wongan conostylis

References

"Conostylis". Australian Plant Name Index, IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government.
Brown, R. (1810) Prodromus florae Novae Hollandiae et insulae Van-Diemen, exhibens characteres plantarum quas annis 1802-1805: 300
"Conostylis candicans". Australian Native Plant Society (Australia). Retrieved 28 February 2015.
"Conostylis". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife.

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