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Delilia sp


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: Heliantheae
Subtribus: Ecliptinae
Genus: Delilia
Species: D. biflora – D. repens


Delilia Spreng., Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris 54. 1823.


  • Heterotypic
    • Desmocephalum Hook.f. in Proc. Linn. Soc. London 1: 277 (1846)
    • Elvira Cass. in G.-F.Cuvier, Dict. Sci. Nat., ed. 2. 30: 67 (1824)
    • Meratia Cass. in G.-F.Cuvier, Dict. Sci. Nat., ed. 2. 30: 65 (1824)
    • Microcoecia Hook.f. in Proc. Linn. Soc. London 1: 278 (1846)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Mexico to S. Tropical America
      • Argentina Northwest, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Galápagos, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Venezuela
    • Introduced into:
      • Cape Verde, Cuba

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


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