Achillea L.

, Sp. Pl. 2: 896 (1753).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Species Plantarum
2: 896
Date of Publication
1 May 1753
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Type Name
Designated Type: A. millefolium L.
Chosen By
M.L.Green Nom. Prop. Brit. Bot. 182. 1929 [Aug 1929]

Nomenclatural Notes

et in Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 382. 1754


Britton & A.Brown's (Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 2: 514. 7 Jun 1913) designation of A. santolina L. as the generic name type is rejected here as a mechanical designation


Replaced synonym of
Millefolium Mill., Gard. Dict. Abr., ed. 4. [textus s.n.] (1754), nom. illeg.
Same citation as
Achillea L., Species Plantarum (1753).