African daisy Gerbera jamesonii, copyright Dinesh Valke.

Belongs within: Asteraceae.

The Mutisioideae are a cosmopolitan group of composite-flowered plants, most diverse in South America, whose members bear flowerheads with overlapping involucral bracts, disc florets with deeply incised corollas, and styles usually sticking far out of the florets.

<==Mutisioideae [Mutisieae] PF02
|–Leucomeris PF02
|–Nouelia PF02
|–Schlechtendahlia S06
|–Hyalis S06
|–Plazia S06
|–Onoseris S06
|–Chuquiraga S06
|–Flotovia S06
|–Doniophytum S06
|–Moquinia S06
|–Stifftia S06
|–Pachylaena S06
|–Brachycladus S06
|–Chaetanthera [incl. Carmelita, Tylloma] S06
|–Oriastrum [incl. Egania] S06
|–Trichocline spathulata S06, GK00
|–Macrachaenium S06
|–Ameghinoa S06
|–Hyaloseris S06
|–Proustia stenophylla S06, J87
|–Strongylomopsis S06
|–Triptilium S06
|–Pamphalea S06
|–Leuceria [incl. Chabraea] S06
|    `–L. salina D03
|–Trixis [incl. Cleanthes] S06
|    `–T. californica H93
|–Nassauvia [incl. Strongyloma] S06
|    `–N. serpens D03
|–Mutisia YY22
|    |–M. decurrens D03
|    `–M. retusa D03
|–Perezia [incl. Clarionea, Homoianthus] S06
|    |–P. linearis D03
|    |–P. magellanica D03
|    `–P. pediculariaefolia D03
|–Chaptalia S06
|    |–C. albicans J87
|    |–C. (sect. Leria) incana Cuatrecasas 1961 C61
|    |–C. meridensis C61
|    |–C. paramensis Cuatrecasas 1961 C61
|    `–C. runcinata C61
|         |–C. r. var. runcinata C61
|         `–C. r. var. graminifolia C61
`–Gerbera M99
|–G. discolor M30
|–G. galpini M30
|–G. glandulosa M30
|–G. hybrida MN03
|–G. jamesonii M99
|–G. nivea O88
|–G. piloselloides M30
|–G. plantaginea M30
`–G. viridifolia M30

*Type species of generic name indicated


[C61] Cuatrecasas, J. 1961. Studies on Andean Compositae V. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 74: 7–28.

[D03] Dusén, P. 1903. The vegetation of western Patagonia. In: Scott, W. B. (ed.) Reports of the Princeton University Expeditions to Patagonia, 1896–1899 vol. 8. Botany pp. 1–34. The University: Princeton (New Jersey).

[GK00] Gibson, N., & G. J. Keighery. 2000. Flora and vegetation of the Byenup-Muir reserve system, south-west Western Australia. CALMScience 3 (3): 323–402.

[H93] Hickman, J. C. (ed.) 1993. The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California. University of California Press: Berkeley (California).

[J87] Judd, W. S. 1987. Floristic study of Morne La Visite and Pic Macaya National Parks, Haiti. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum—Biological Sciences 32 (1): 1–136.

[M99] Matthews, M. 1999. Heliothine Moths of Australia: A guide to bollworms and related noctuid groups. CSIRO Publishing.

[MN03] Moffitt, M. C., & B. A. Neilan. 2003. Evolutionary affiliations within the superfamily of ketosynthases reflect complex pathway associations. Journal of Molecular Evolution 56: 446–457.

[M30] Moss, C. E. 1930. Some natural hybrids of Clematis, Anemone, and Gerbera from the Transvaal. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London 141: 36–40.

[O88] Ohba, H. 1988. The alpine flora of the Nepal Himalayas: an introductory note. In: Ohba, H., & S. B. Malla (eds) The Himalayan Plants vol. 1. The University Museum, University of Tokyo, Bulletin 31: 19–46.

[PF02] Panero, J. L., & V. A. Funk. 2002. Toward a phylogenetic subfamilial classification for the Compositae (Asteraceae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 115 (4): 909–922.

[S06] Stuckert, T. 1906. Distribución geográfica de la flora Argentina. Géneros de la familia de las compuestas. Anales del Museo Nacional de Buenos Aires, serie 3, 6: 303–309.

[YY22] Yampolsky, C., & H. Yampolsky. 1922. Distribution of sex forms in the phanerogamic flora. Bibliotheca Genetica 3: 1–62.

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