Chloracantha (Asteraceae)

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Chloracantha spinosa


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Astereae
Subtribus: Boltoniinae
Genus: Chloracantha
Species: C. ortegae – C. spinosa – C. spinosissima


Chloracantha G.L.Nesom, Y.B.Suh, D.R.Morgan, S.D.Sundb. & B.B.Simpson, Phytologia 70: 378. (1991)

  • Type species: Chloracantha spinosa (Benth.) G.L.Nesom, Phytologia 70: 378. (1991)


  • G.L.Nesom, Y.B.Suh, D.R.Morgan, S.D.Sundb. & B.B.Simpson. 1991. Chloracantha A new genus of North American Astereae. Phytologia 70(5): 378.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Spiny aster
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