EPPO Global Database

Micranthes stellaris(SXFST)

Code created in: 2014-04-14

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SXFST
  • Preferred name: Micranthes stellaris
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Galasso, Banfi & Soldano


Most of Europe (except a zone south of the Baltic), North America. Cultivated as an ornamental. While the common names provided apply to the whole species, subsp. stellaris is in fact restricted to the north and east of Europe (see subsp. alpigena)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Saxifraga stellaris Linnaeus
Saxifraga stellaris subsp. stellaris Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
starry saxifrage English
sternblütiger Steinbrech German
saxifrage étoilée French
sassifraga stellata Italian
stjärnbräcka Swedish
камнеломка звёздчатая Russian
stjerne-stenbræk Danish
stjernesildre Norwegian
tähtirikko Finnish
iriqëz Albanian
звездеста каменоломка Bulgarian
zvjezdasta kamenika Croatian
stjörnusteinbrjótur Icelandic
zvezdasti kamnokreč Slovene