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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Caryophyllaceae
Tribus: Sclerantheae
Genus: Cherleria
Species (sensu Hassler 2017 & Moore & Dillenberger 2017): C. arctica – C. baldaccii – C. biflora – C. capillacea – C. circassica – C. dirphya – C. doerfleri – C. garckeana – C. handelii – C. hondoensis – C. labillardieri – C. langii – C. laricifolia – C. marcescens – C. obtusiloba – C. parnonia – C. rupestris – C. sedoides – C. sibirica – C. wettsteinii – C. yukonensis

Cherleria L., Sp. Pl. 1: 425 (1753).

Type species: Cherleria sedoides L., Sp. Pl. 1: 425 (1753).


Minuartia sect. Cherleria (L.) Mattf., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 15: 211 (1922).
Minuartia subsect. Cherleria (L.) McNeill, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 24: 141 (1962).
Wierzbickia Rchb., Deut. Bot. Herb.-Buch: (Nom.) 205; (Syn. Red.) 106 (1841).
Lidia Á.Löve & D.Löve, Bot. Not. 128: 510 (1976).

Primary references

Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum. Tomus I: 425. Reference page.

Additional references

Hernández-Ledesma, P., Berendsohn, W. G., Borsch, T., Mering, S. v., Akhani, H., Arias, S., Castañeda-Noa, I., Eggli, U., Eriksson, R., Flores-Olvera, H., Fuentes-Bazán, S., Kadereit, G., Klak, C., Korotkova, N., Nyffeler R., Ocampo G., Ochoterena, H., Oxelman, B., Rabeler, R. K., Sanchez, A., Schlumpberger, B. O. & Uotila, P. 2015. A taxonomic backbone for the global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Willdenowia 45(3): 281–383. DOI: 10.3372/wi.45.45301 Open access Reference page.
Moore, A.J. & Dillenberger, M.S. 2017. A conspectus of the genus Cherleria (Minuartia s.l., Caryophyllaceae). Willdenowia 47(1): 5–14. DOI: 10.3372/wi.47.47101 Reference page.


Hassler, M. 2017. Cherleria. 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. 2017. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2017 May 22. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2017. Cherleria. Published online. Accessed: May 22 2017.

Cherleria is a genus of flowering plants in the family Caryophyllaceae, found in the Arctic and mountain areas of the northern hemisphere.[2] Its center of diversity is the Balkans. It was enlarged in 2017 with species from other genera.[3]

Currently accepted species include:[2]

Cherleria arctica (Steven ex Ser.) A.J.Moore & Dillenb.
Cherleria baldaccii (Halácsy) A.J.Moore & Dillenb.
Cherleria biflora (L.) A.J.Moore & Dillenb.
Cherleria capillacea (All.) A.J.Moore & Dillenb.
Cherleria circassica (Albov) A.J.Moore & Dillenb.
Cherleria dirphya (Trigas & Iatroú) A.J.Moore & Dillenb.
Cherleria doerfleri (Hayek) A.J.Moore & Dillenb.
Cherleria eglandulosa (Fenzl) Fedor.
Cherleria garckeana (Asch. & Sint. ex Boiss.) A.J.Moore & Dillenb.
Cherleria handelii (Mattf.) A.J.Moore & Dillenb.
Cherleria langii (G.Reuss) A.J.Moore & Dillenb.
Cherleria laricifolia (L.) Iamonico
Cherleria marcescens (Fernald) A.J.Moore & Dillenb.
Cherleria obtusiloba (Rydb.) A.J.Moore & Dillenb.
Cherleria parnonia (Kamari) A.J.Moore & Dillenb.
Cherleria rupestris (Labill.) A.J.Moore & Dillenb.
Cherleria sedoides L.
Cherleria wettsteinii (Mattf.) A.J.Moore & Dillenb.
Cherleria yukonensis (Hultén) A.J.Moore & Dillenb.


Sp. Pl.: 425 (1753)
"Cherleria L." Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2020.
Moore, Abigail J.; Dillenberger, Markus S. (2017). "A conspectus of the genus Cherleria (Minuartia s.l., Caryophyllaceae)". Willdenowia. 47: 5. doi:10.3372/wi.47.47101. S2CID 91131090.

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