Taxon profile


Sharp-leaved Fluellen
Kickxia elatine (L.) Dumort.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Lamiales »  family Plantaginaceae »  genus Kickxia - cancerwort

Scientific synonyms

Antirrhinum elatine L.
Cymbalaria elatine (L.) P.Gaertn., B.Mey. & Scherb.
Linaria elatine (L.) P. Mill.
Elatinoides elatine (L.) Wettst.
Tursitis elatine (L.) Raf.
Antirrhinum auriculatum Lam.
Linaria bombycina Boiss. & Blanche
Kickxia bombycina (Boiss. & Blanche) Rech.f.
Cymbalaria commuta Schur
Linaria crenifolia Lange

Other names

= Fluvellin
= Roundleaf Fluvellin
= Sharp-point Toadflax
= Sharpleaf Cancerwort
= Sharpoint Fluellin
= Sharpoint Fluevellin
= Twining Toadflax
= Woolly Toadflax


Taxon in country check-lists*

Europe: Czech Republic, Asia: Israel

* List of countries might not be complete


Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Kickxia elatine subsp. crinita (Mabille) Greuter

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Kickxia elatine (L.) Dumort.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Kickxia elatine (L.) Dumort.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [] [as Kickxia elatine]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Kickxia elatine (L.) Dumort.]
Data retrieved on: 26 May 2019
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Kickxia elatine (L.) Dumort.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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