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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Dipsacales

Familia: Caprifoliaceae
Subfamilia: Dipsacoideae
Tribus: Scabioseae
Genus: Sixalix
Species: S. arenaria – S. atropurpurea – S. cartenniana – S. daucoides – S. eremophila – S. farinosa – S. galianoi – S. libyca – S. parielii – S. semipapposa – S. thysdrusiana

Sixalix Raf., Fl. Tell. 4: 95 (1838).

Type species: S. daucoides (Desf.) Raf.


Scabiosa sect. Cyrtostemma Mert. & W.D.J.Koch in J.C. Röhling, Deutschl. Fl., ed. 3, 1: 755–756. 1823.
Cyrtostemma (Mert. & W.D.J.Koch) Spach, Hist. Nat. Vég. Phan. 10: 321. 1841.
Type species: S. atropurpurea L.
Scabiosa sect. Vidua Coult., Mém. Dipsac. 37. 1823.
Scabiosa subg. Spongostemma Rchb., Iconogr. Bot. Pl. Crit. 4: 24. 1826 [1].
Spongostemma (Rchb.) Rchb., Deutsche Bot. Herbarienbuch. (Nom.) 72. 1841.
Type species: S. acutiflora Rchb.

Primary references

Rafinesque-Schmaltz, C.S. 1838 ("1836"). Flora Telluriana. Pars 4. 135 pp., Philadelphia. BHL Reference page. (!95).

Additional references

Carlson, S.E., Mayer, V. & Donoghue, M.J. 2009. Phylogenetic relationships, taxonomy, and morphological evolution in Dipsacaceae (Dipsacales) inferred by DNA sequence data. Taxon 58(4): 1075–1091. DOI: 10.1002/tax.584003 PDF Reference page.
Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. 2011. Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du Nord. Volume 3: Dicotyledoneae: Balsaminaceae – Euphorbiaceae. Conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève, ISBN 978-2-8277-0124-7, p. 401–402. PDF Online. Reference page.
Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) 1986. Med-Checklist. A critical inventory of vascular plants of the circum-mediterranean countries. Vol. 3: Dicotyledones (Convolvulaceae – Labiatae). cxxix + 395 pp., Conservatoire et Jardin Botanique, Genève, ISBN 2-8277-0153-7. Online version. Reference page. , (!pp. 196–197. online


Hassler, M. 2019. Sixalix. 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. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Aug. 25. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Sixalix in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Aug. 25. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Sixalix. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 25 2019. 2019. Sixalix. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Aug. 25.

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