MT: Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches.
ESB: The Embroidery Stitch Bible
SGtF: Sew Guide to Fashion
A-Z2: A-Z of Embroidery Stitches 2
Yellow: Renaissance Stitch (A-Z2)
Purple: French Stitch (MT and ESB)
Orange: Rococo Stitch (ESB)
Orange: Rococo Stitch or Queen Stitch (A-Z2)
Orange: Queen Stitch or Renaissance Stitch (SGtF)
Orange: (when worked with six crosses) Rococo Stitch (SGtF)
The green stitch is a true Canvas stitch, and is worked in a totally different way from the others. As I had no single canvas to work it on, I tried on this Aida, (unsuccessfully?)
A-Z2 is the only book where the stitch has and odd number of 'crosses', namely three, and the spacing is so broad that the fabric can be seen between the threads.
It is all very confusing but I conclude that RENAISSANCE Stitch is the yellow one with odd number of crosses and a wide look.
On my Aida sampler it looks like this:
And here is my homework: