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: Vernonioideae
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. In: Roskovh, 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. Reference page
  • 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