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Genus: Pseudognaphalium Kirp.

Sometimes included in: Helichrysum Mill.

Family: Asteraceae subfamily Asteroideae tribe Gnaphalieae
Altfamily: Compositae
Common name: cudweed
Genus number: 9962
Last updated: 01-Nov-2012

List of Species Records in GRIN.

References for genus:

  • Galbany-Casals, M. et al. 2004. Phylogenetic relationships in the Mediterranean Helichrysum (Asteraceae, Gnaphalieae) based on nuclear rDNA ITS sequence data. Austral. Syst. Bot. 17:241–253. [at least part of genus embedded in Helichrysum].
  • Kilian, N. et al. 2010. Helichrysum nicolai (Compositae, Gnaphalieae), systematics of a new dwarf local endemic of the Cape Verde Islands, W Africa. Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 45:183–194. [delimitation of genus from Helichrysum is artificial].
  • Nie, Z.-L. et al. 2012. Molecular phylogeny of Anaphalis (Asteraceae, Gnaphalieae) with biogeographic implications in the Northern Hemisphere. J. Pl. Res. DOI: 10.1007/s10265–012–0506–6. [sampled taxa appear as a monophyletic group withing the overall HAP (Helichrysum, Anaphalis, Pseudognaphalium) Clade].
  • 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 Pseudognaphalium:

  • 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.
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