New York Metropolitan Flora

Genus: Spiraea

Spiraea thunbergii Spiraea alba var. latifolia Spiraea tomentosa

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Nomenclature

Spiraea L., Sp. Pl. 1: 489. 1753. Gen. Pl., ed. 5, 216. 1754. LECTOTYPE: Spiraea salicifolia L., designated by Rydberg (1908).

Awayus Raf., Sylva Tellur. 151. 1838. TYPE: Awayus japonica Raf. ex Merr. (=Spirea japonica Raf., nom. illeg. not Spiraea japonica L. f.).

List of Spiraea Species

References to Spiraea

  • Baldwin, J. T. 1951. Chromosomes of Spiraea and of certain other genera of Rosaceae. Rhodora 53(632): 203-6.
  • Baldwin, J. T. 1946. Spiraea latifolia var. septentrionalis in Virginia. Rhodora 48: 112.
  • Burnham, S. H. 1901. Field days of the Torrey Botanical Club. Torreya 1: 119-20.
  • Clarkson, R. 1959. The West Virginia Spiraea. Castanea 24: 143-6.
  • Evans, R. C.; Dickinson, T. A. 1999. Floral ontogeny and morphology in subfamily Spiraeoideae Endl. (Rosaceae). Int. J. Plant Sci. 160: 981-1012.
  • Fernald, M. L. 1912. The inland variety of Spiraea tomentosa. Rhodora 14: 188-90.
  • Fosberg, F. R. 1941. Observations on Virginia plants, part I. Virginia J. Sci. 2: 106-11.
  • Gille, A. 1949. Le Spiraea tomentosa L. dans la region de Granby (comte de Shefford, Quebec, Canada): etude ecologique et phytosociologique. Vegetatio 2: 166-96. (In French; English summary)
  • Glenn, Steven D. 1997. Bombus sp. visiting flowers of Spiraea latifolia.
  • Greene, E. L. 1892. On certain Spiraeaceae. Pittonia 2: 219-22.
  • Habeck, R. J. 1991. Spiraea betulifolia. ()
  • Hall, I. V.; Murray, R. A.; Jackson, L. P. 1974. The biology of Canadian weeds: 2. Spiraea latifolia. Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 54(1): 141-7.
  • Hall, I. V.; Murray, R. A.; Jackson, L. P. 1979. The Biology of Canadian weeds. 2. Spiraea latifolia. In: The Biology of Canadian weeds. Contributions 1-32. Biosystematics Research Institute, Ottawa. , 16-22 pages. (Publication 1693)
  • Hegelmaier, C. F. 1868. Die Lemnaceen. Eine monographische Untersuchung. Leipzig.
  • Hess, W. J. 1976. A note on Spiraea betulifolia (Rosaceae). Baileya 20(1): 25-8.
  • Hélye, D. 1935. Etude sur les Spirees. Bull. Soc. Dendrol. France 1935: 17-24.
  • Kugel, A. R. 1958. Variation in the Spiraea alba-latifolia complex. Ph.D. Dissertation Univ. Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI124 p. (See also Diss. Abstr. 19(6):1183-1184. 1958)
  • Lindenhofer, A; Weber, A 1999. Polyandry in Rosaceae: evidence for a spiral origin of the androecium in Spiraeoideae. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 121: 553-582.
  • Martine, C. T. et.al. 2008. Fifteen woody species with potential for invasiveness in New England. Rhodora 110: 345-353.
  • Mead, E. 1821. An experimental inquiry into the botanical history, chemical properties and medicinal virtues of the Spiraea tomentosa. Med. Repos. 6: 255-72.
  • Nash, G. V. 1918. Spiraea thunbergii. Addisonia 3: 63-5.
  • Rehder, A. 1902. Webb's "Study of Spiraea". Bot. Gaz. 34: 246.
  • Robertson, C. 1894. Flowers and insects: Rosaceae and Compositae. Trans. St. Louis Acad. Sci. 6: 435-80.
  • Rydberg, A. 1908. Notes on Rosaceae- I. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 35: 535-42.
  • Rydberg, P. A. 1905. Rosaceae. N. Amer. Fl. 22: 239-480. (1905-1913)
  • Salamun, P. J. 1951. A population study of the variation in the inflorescence of Spiraea tomentosa. Rhodora 53(636): 280-92.
  • Sax, K. 1936. Polyploidy and geographic distribution in Spiraea. J. Arnold Arbor. 17: 352-6.
  • Schaeppi, H.; Frank, K. 1967. Vergleichend-morphologische Untersuchungen an der Blutenachse und am Gynoecum einiger Spiraeoideen (Spierstrauchgewochse). Mitt. Naturwiss. Ges. Winterhur 32: 73-104.
  • Schneider, C. K. 1905. Uebersicht uber die spontanen Arten und Formen der Gattung Spiraea (Euspiraea). Bull. Herb. Boissier 5: 335-350. (In German)
  • Small, E. 1976. Insect pollinators of the Mer Bleue peat bog of Ottawa. Canad. Field-Naturalist 90: 22-28.
  • Uttal, L. J. 1974. The varieties of Spiraea betulifolia. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 101: 35-6.
  • Uttal, L. J. 1973. An infraspecific nomenclatorial correction in Spiraea. Castanea 38(2): 205.
  • Webb, J. E. 1901. A morphological study of the flower and embryo of Spiraea. Bot. Gaz. 33: 451-60. (Astilbe & Aruncus misidentified along with 1 Spiraea)
  • Wiegand, K. M. 1900. Some varieties of Potamogeton and Spiraea. Rhodora 2: 102-4.
  • Zika, P. F. 2003. Notes on the provenance of some eastern wetland species disjunct in western North America. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 130: 43-46.