Angianthus is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family, which was first described by Wendland in 1810.[1][2][4] The type species is Angianthus tomentosus.[1][2]

Angianthus
Angianthus pusillus.jpg
Angianthus pusillus
Scientific classification
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Gnaphalieae
Genus:
Angianthus

Type species
Angianthus tomentosus
Synonyms[3]

EtymologyEdit

The genus name derives from the Greek: angeion, a vessel or cup, and anthos, flower, and "allud(es) to the cup-like shape of the ring of broad pappus-scales in A. tomentosus."[5]

SpeciesEdit

All species of this genus are endemic to Australia.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Angianthus". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government. Retrieved 17 November 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d Wendland, Johann Christoph. 1810. Collectio Plantarum 2(2): 31, t. 48
  3. ^ a b Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Tropicos, Angianthus J.C. Wendl.
  5. ^ Black, J.M. & Robertson, E.L. (1957) Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 4: 923.

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