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Genus: Gamochaeta

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid II > Family: Asteraceae > Tribe: Gnaphalieae

The 52 species occur worldwide but the centre of diversity is South America. Five species have become naturalised in southern Africa.  

Species naturalised in southern Africa

List from Plants of southern Africa (POSA) - an online checklist (SANBI).

Gamochaeta calviceps

 

Gamochaeta coarctata

 

Gamochaeta pensylvanica

 

Gamochaeta spiciformis

 

Gamochaeta subfalcata

 

Publications

  • Hilliard, O.M. 1983. Asteraceae (Compositae), Tribe Inuleae subtribe Gnaphalinae (first part). Flora of southern Africa 33,7,2: 1-325.

  

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