- IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
- Natural History of Aleppo. Edition 2
- 2: 260, t. 13
- Family as entered in IPNI
- Distribution Of Types
- Syria; Mesopotam
Banks and Solander did not provide an eponymy for this name; they likely coined the epithet russelii to honor the publishing author Alexander Russell (c.f., Russelia Jacq. (1760) & Russelia L.f. (1782) likely honoring A. Russell).