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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: Asteroideae
Tribus: Gnaphalieae
Genus: Disparago
Species: D. anomala – D. barbata – D. ericoides – D. gongylodes – D. kolbei – D. kraussii – D. laxifolia – D. pilosa – D. tortilis


Disparago Gaertn., Fruct. Sem. Pl. 2: 463. (1791)

  • Type species: Disparago ericoides (Berg.) Gaertn., Fruct. Sem. Pl. 2: 463. t. 173. (1791)

Note: Some combinations are encountered as species of Monticapra Koekemoer (APD, 2018), however, this genus has not been validly published under ICN Art. 29, as it was a proposal in an unpublished thesis Koekemoer (2002) - see Bergh (2009) p.61 for comments.


  • Gaertner, J. 1791. De Fructibus et Seminibus Plantarum: accedunt seminum centuriae quinque priores cum tabulis Aeneis LXXIX 2: 463.
  • African Plants Database (version 3.4.0). Disparago. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria. Accessed: 2018 Nov. 11.
  • Bergh, N.G. 2009. Systematics of the Relhaniinae (Asteraceae-Gnaphalieae) in southern Africa: geography and evolution in an endemic Cape plant lineage. (Doctoral dissertation, University of Cape Town). PDF Reference page
  • Hassler, M. 2018. Disparago. 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. 2018. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Nov. 11.
  • International Plant Names Index. 2018. Disparago. Published online. Accessed Nov. 11 2018.
  • Koekemoer, M. 2002. Systematics of the Metalasia group in the Relhaniinae (Asteraceae - Gnaphalieae). 284pp. Ph.D. Thesis. Rand Afrikaans University
  • Tropicos.org 2018. Disparago . Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Nov. 11.