Layia pentachaeta

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Layia pentachaeta


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: Madieae
Subtribus: Madiinae
Genus: Layia
Species: Layia pentachaeta
Subspecies: L. p. subsp. albida – L. p. subsp. pentachaeta



Layia pentachaeta A.Gray, Pacif. Railr. Rep. Whipple, Bot. 4(5; 4): 108 (1857).


  • Homotypic
    • Blepharipappus pentachaetus (A.Gray) Greene, Pittonia 2: 246 (1892)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • California.

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



Primary references

  • Gray, A.: 1657. [Pacif. Railr. Rep. Whipple, Bot.]] 4(5; 4): 108.
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