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Cassinia is a large genus of plants in the family Asteraceae, most or all of which are native to the Southern Hemisphere. It was named for French botanist Alexandre de Cassini.

Cassinia trinerva.jpg
Cassinia trinerva
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Supertribe: Asterodae
Tribe: Gnaphalieae
Genus: Cassinia
R.Br. 1817 not R.Br. 1813 (syn of Angianthus)[1]
Cough bush (Cassinia laevis), Northern Tablelands, NSW