Chrysocoma ciliata

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Chrysocoma ciliata
Chrysocoma ciliata


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: Homochrominae
Genus: Chrysocoma
Species: Chrysocoma ciliata


Chrysocoma ciliata L., 1953


  • Heterotypic
    • Aster discoideus Sond. ex Harv. in Fl. Cap. 3: 76 (1865)
    • Chrysocoma ciliaris Willd. in Sp. Pl. ed. 4. 3: 1789 (1803)
    • Chrysocoma microcephala DC. in Prodr. 5: 353 (1836)
    • Chrysocoma patula P.J.Bergius in Descr. Pl. Cap.: 234 (1767)
    • Chrysocoma tenuifolia P.J.Bergius in Descr. Pl. Cap.: 235 (1767)
    • Erigeron tenuifolius (P.J.Bergius) Sch.Bip. in Flora 27: 670 (1844)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces
    • Introduced into:
      • Great Britain

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.


Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: beesbossie, bitterbos, bitterbossie, brandbossie, hantambossie
English: bitter bush
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