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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Mutisioideae
Tribe: Mutisieae
Genus: Eriachaenium
Binomial name
Eriachaenium magellanicum

Eriochaenium Müll.Berol.

Eriachaenium is a genus of South American flowering plants in the daisy family.[2][3]

There is only one known species, Eriachaenium magellanicum, native to southern South America: Argentina (Tierra del Fuego, Chubut, Santa Cruz) and Chile (Magallanes).[1][4]


  1. ^ a b Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist
  2. ^ Schultz, Carl Heinrich Bipontinus. 1855. Flora 38(8): 120–121 in Latin
  3. ^ Tropicos, Eriachaenium Sch. Bip.
  4. ^ Zuloaga, F. O., O. Morrone, M. J. Belgrano, C. Marticorena & E. Marchesi. (eds.) 2008. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in systematic botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107(1–3): i–xcvi, 1–3348.