Brachythrix (Asteraceae)

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Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Euasterids II
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Cichorioideae
Tribus: Vernonieae
Subtribus: Centrapalinae
Genus: Brachythrix
Species: B. glomerata  – B. lugarensis – B. malawiensis – B. pawekiae – B. sonchoides  – B. stolzii


Brachythrix Wild & G.V.Pope, Kirkia 11(1): 25. (1978)

  • Type species: Brachythrix stolzii (S.Moore) Wild & G.V.Pope, Kirkia 11(1): 26. (1978)

Note: Placed in Erlangeinae by Funk et al., (2009), but see Fig.2 and Phylogeny section Robinson & Funk (2011).


  • Wild, H. & Pope, G.V. 1978. Kirkia; The Zimbabwe Journal of Botany. Harare, Zimbabwe 11(1): 25.
  • Hassler, M. 2017. Brachythrix. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World (2019). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi, J., Penev L., eds. 2017. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Dec. 16.
  • Funk, V.A., Susanna, A., Steussy, T.F. & Bayer, R.J. Eds. 2009. Systematics, Evolution, and Biogeography of Compositae. International Association for Plant Taxonomy, University of Vienna. ISBN 978-3-9501754-3-1. Table 28.1
  • International Plant Names Index. 2017. Brachythrix. Published online. Accessed Dec. 2 2017.
  • Robinson, H. & Funk, V.A. 2011. A new genus, Nothovernonia, from tropical Africa (Asteraceae or Compositae, Vernonieae). PhytoKeys (3): 21-34. DOI: 10.3897/phytokeys.3.1131 Reference page