Urolepis (Asteraceae)

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Urolepis hecatantha


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: Eupatorieae
Subtribus: Gyptidinae
Genus: Urolepis
Species: U. hecatantha



Urolepis (DC.) R.M.King & H.Rob., 1971


  • Eupatorium sect. Urolepis DC.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Paraguay, Uruguay
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Bolivia
    • Regional:Brazil
      • Brazil South, Brazil Southeast

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



Primary references

  • King, R.M. & Robinson, H.E., 1971. Phytologia 21: 304.

Vernacular names

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