Gr. δενδρον dendron  tree; νησσα nēssa  duck.
● (syn. Aix Ϯ Mandarin Duck A. galericulata) "47. Genus, DENDRONESSA.   Caput cristatum.  Rostrum basi æque altum ac latum, apicem versus angustatum contractumque.  Nares sub-mediæ.  Parapterum pulchre coloratum.  Pedes Anatidis.  ...  Type.— D. galericulata (Chinese Teal, EDWARDS, pl. 102.)   OBS. — This is obviously the rasorial type of the Anatinæ. The D. sponsa, by the lateral advancement of the bill towards the eye, is a more aberrant species, and shows the connection of the group to Somateria." (Swainson 1831).
● (syn. Dendrocygna Ϯ Wandering Whistling Duck D. arcuata) "Genus Dendronessa Wagl., Baumente. (Genus novum.)  ...  Nisten auf Bäumen, und fischen oft darauf.  Speciesα. kein Spiegel auf den Flügeln: Anas arcuata Cuv. (Horsf. Zool. Res.)  -  Anas fulva Linn. (Wagl. Isis 1831. S. 532.)  -  Anas arborea Linn. (Buff. Pl. enl. 804.)   β. Ein weißer Spiegel auf den Flügeln: Anas autumnalis. Linn." (Wagler 1832). 

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 13 December 2018).