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Genus: Felicia Cass.

Family: Asteraceae
Altfamily: Compositae
Genus number: 4636
Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
  • conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Detris Adans., nom. rej. and against the heterotypic synonyms (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.4) Coelistina Hill., nom. rej., Agathaea Cass., nom. rej., & Charieis Cass., nom. rej.
  • review history of nomenclature proposal concerning this name from the Smithsonian Institution's database

List of Species Records in GRIN.

References for genus:

  • Barrie, F. R. 2011. Report of the General Committee: 11. Taxon 60:1214. [proposal recommended].
  • Brummitt, R. K. 2011. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 63. Taxon 60:1209. [proposal recommended].
  • Grau, J. 1973. Revision der Gattung Felicia (Asteraceae). Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 9:195–705.
  • Greuter, W. & C. Flann. 2010. (1961-1963) Proposals to conserve Chrysopsis, nom. cons., against Diplopappus, Felicia, nom. cons., against Coelestina, Agathaea, and Charieis, and the name Fulcaldea against Turpinia, nom. rej. Taxon 59:1284–1285.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Google Scholar

Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~) for genus:

Check other nomenclature databases for Felicia:

  • ING: Index Nominum Genericorum
  • NCU-3e: Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (13 October 2015)

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