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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Ericaceae
Subfamilia: Epacridoideae
Tribus: Cosmelieae
Genus: Andersonia
Species: A. aristata – A. auriculata – A. axilliflora – A. barbata – A. bifida – A. brachyanthera – A. brachyota – A. brevifolia – A. caerulea – A. carinata – A. coerulea – A. colossea – A. concinna – A. depressa – A. echinocephala – A. fraseri – A. gracilis – A. grandiflora – A. heterophylla – A. homalostoma – A. homatostoma – A. involucrata – A. lanuginosa – A. latiflora – A. lehmanniana – A. longifolia – A. macranthera – A. macronema – A. micrantha – A. parvifolia – A. patens – A. patricia – A. pauciflora – A. prostrata – A. pubescens – A. setifolia – A. simplex – A. spirophylla – A. sprengelioides – A. squarrosa – A. subsessilis – A. subulata – A. variegata

Andersonia R.Br., 1810

type not designated

Primary references

Brown, R. 1810. Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae et Insulae Van Diemen. pp. i–viii + 145–590, Londini: R.Taylor. BHL Reference page. : 553.


Hassler, M. 2020. Andersonia. 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. 2020. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Apr 22. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Andersonia in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Apr 22. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Andersonia. Published online. Accessed: Apr 22 2020. 2020. Andersonia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Apr 22.

Vernacular names
русский: Андерсония

Andersonia is a genus of small evergreen shrubs in the family Ericaceae. The genus is endemic to the Southwest Botanical Province in Western Australia.

The genus name, Andersonia, honours William Anderson, naval surgeon and naturalist, who accompanied Cook on several voyages.[1]

Species include:[3][4]

Andersonia aristata Lindl. Rice Flower
Andersonia auriculata L.Watson
Andersonia axilliflora (Stschegl.) Druce - Giant Andersonia
Andersonia barbata L.Watson
Andersonia bifida L.Watson
Andersonia brevifolia Sond.
Andersonia caerulea R.Br. - Foxtails
Andersonia carinata L.Watson
Andersonia echinocephala (Stschegl.) Druce
Andersonia fallax Lemson ms
Andersonia ferricola Lemson
Andersonia geniculata Lemson
Andersonia gracilis DC.
Andersonia grandiflora Stschegl. - Red Andersonia;
Andersonia heterophylla Sond.
Andersonia involucrata Sond.
Andersonia latiflora (F.Muell.) Benth.
Andersonia lehmanniana Sond.
Andersonia longifolia (Benth.) L.Watson
Andersonia macranthera F.Muell.
Andersonia micrantha R.Br.
Andersonia mysosma Lemson ms
Andersonia nymphaea Lemson ms
Andersonia opalescens Lemson ms
Andersonia parvifolia R.Br.
Andersonia pinaster Lemson
Andersonia redolens Lemson
Andersonia saxatilis Lemson ms
Andersonia setifolia Benth.
Andersonia simplex (Stschegl.) Druce - Spiked Andersonia
Andersonia sp. Frankland (W. Jackson BJ8)
Andersonia sp. Kulin (J.M. Powell 2588)
Andersonia sp. Lower King (N. Hoyle 1500)
Andersonia sp. Mitchell River (B.G. Hammersley 925)
Andersonia sprengelioides R.Br.
Andersonia virolens Lemson ms


Brown, R. (1810) Prodromus florae Novae Hollandiae et insulae Van-Diemen, exhibens characteres plantarum quas annis 1802-1805: 553
L J Biggs; C M Parker (2013). "Updates to Western Australia's vascular plant census for 2012" (PDF). Nuytsia. 23: 507. ISSN 0085-4417. Wikidata Q100730592. Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 April 2018.
"Andersonia". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife.
"Andersonia". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2010-01-11.

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