Asteroideae

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Asteroideae
Aster amellus Sturm6-cropped.jpg
Illustration of Aster amellus from tribe Astereae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribes

Anthemideae
Astereae
Athroismeae
Bahieae
Calenduleae
Chaenactideae
Coreopsideae
Doroniceae
Eupatorieae
Feddeeae
Gnaphalieae
Helenieae
Heliantheae
Inuleae
Madieae
Millerieae
Neurolaeneae
Perityleae
Plucheeae
Polymnieae
Senecioneae
Tageteae
Sources: UniProt[1]

Asteroideae is a subfamily of the plant family Asteraceae. It contains about 70% of the species of the family.[2]

It is made of several tribes including Astereae, Calenduleae, Eupatorieae, Gnaphalieae, Heliantheae, Senecioneae and Tageteae.

Classification[edit]

Since 2004, the 21 subfamily has been divided into three supertribes:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ UniProt. "Asteroideae" (HTML). Retrieved 2008-06-13. 
  2. ^ a b Asteraceae, Tree of Life Web Project
  3. ^ Fernandez, I (2001), "A Phylogenetic Analysis of Doronicum (Asteraceae, Senecioneae) Based on Morphological, Nuclear Ribosomal (ITS), and Chloroplast (trnL-F) Evidence", Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 20: 41, doi:10.1006/mpev.2001.0954, PMID 11421647 
  4. ^ Anderberg, A (2005), "Evolutionary relationships in the Asteraceae tribe Inuleae (incl. Plucheeae) evidenced by DNA sequences of F; with notes on the systematic positions of some aberrant genera", Organisms Diversity & Evolution 5: 135, doi:10.1016/j.ode.2004.10.015 

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