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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Apiaceae
Subfamilia: Mackinlayoideae
Genus: Xanthosia
Species: X. atkinsoniana – X. candida – X. ciliata – X. collina – X. dissecta – X. eichleri – X. fruticulosa – X. huegelii – X. kochii – X. leiophylla – X. peduncularis – X. pilosa – X. rotundifolia – X. scopulicola – X. singuliflora – X. stellata – X. tasmanica – X. ternifolia – X. tomentosa – X. tridentata

Xanthosia Rudge, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10: 301. (1811)

Type species: Xanthosia pilosa Rudge, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10(2): 30, t. 22, f. 1. (1811)


Leucolaena (DC.) Benth. pro parte


Rudge, E. 1811. A description of several species of plants from New Holland. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 10: 301.
Xanthosia in: Australian Plant Census (APC) 2018. IBIS database, Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria. Accessed: 2018 Aug. 31.
Henwood, M.J. & Hart, J.M. 2013. A new combination and lectotypification in Xanthosia (Apiaceae). Telopea 15: 215–220. Available online [1]. Accessed 4 Apr. 2014.
Hassler, M. 2018. Xanthosia. 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. 2018. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Aug. 4. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Xanthosia. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 31 2018. 2014. Xanthosia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Apr. 4.

Xanthosia is a genus of plants of family Apiaceae, but sometimes also placed in Araliaceae or Mackinlayaceae. It comprises 20 species of shrubs endemic to Australia. The habit may also be as a herb. They are found in all Australian states, but not found in the Northern Territory.[3]

Species include:

Xanthosia atkinsoniana F.Muell.
Xanthosia bungei Keighery
Xanthosia candida (Benth.) Steud.
Xanthosia ciliata Hook.
Xanthosia collina Keighery
Xanthosia dissecta — Cut-leaf xanthosia
Xanthosia eichleri J.M.Hart & Henwood
Xanthosia fruticulosa Benth.
Xanthosia huegelii (Benth.) Steud. — Heath xanthosia
Xanthosia leiophylla — Parsley xanthosia
Xanthosia peduncularis Benth.
Xanthosia pilosa
Xanthosia pusilla — Heath xanthosia
Xanthosia rotundifolia DC. — Southern cross
Xanthosia singuliflora F.Muell.
Xanthosia sp. Dardanup (B.J. Keighery & N. Gibson 174)
Xanthosia stellata — Star xanthosia
Xanthosia tasmanica Domin — Southern xanthosia
Xanthosia tomentosa A.S.George
Xanthosia tridentata — Hill xanthosia


"Xanthosia". International Plant Names Index (IPNI). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Rudge, E. (1811) Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 10(2): 301, t. 22.
"Xanthosia Rudge". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife.

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