Gynura

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Gynura
Gynura aurantiaca.jpg
Gynura sarmentosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Senecioneae[1]
Genus: Gynura
Cass.
Synonyms[1]

Gynaecura Hassk.

Gynura is a genus daisies endemic to Asia. The best known species is Gynura aurantiaca, often grown as a house plant. This plant is commonly known as "Purple Passion" because of the velvety purple leaves.

Species[1][2]
  1. Gynura abbreviata F.G.Davies
  2. Gynura albicaulis W.W.Sm.
  3. Gynura amplexicaulis Oliv. & Hiern
  4. Gynura aurantiaca (Blume) Sch.Bip. ex DC.
  5. Gynura barbareifolia Gagnep.
  6. Gynura batorensis F.G.Davies
  7. Gynura bicolor (Roxb. ex Willd.) DC. (Okinawa spinach; nutritious cooked vegetable. Known as KinJiSo in Japan. Known as Hong FengCai (紅鳳菜) in Taiwan.)
  8. Gynura brassii F.G.Davies
  9. Gynura calciphila Kerr
  10. Gynura campanulata C.Jeffrey
  11. Gynura carnosula Zoll. & Mor.
  12. Gynura cernua (Cass.) Benth.
  13. Gynura colaniae Merr.
  14. Gynura colorata F.G.Davies
  15. Gynura crepidioides (nutritious cooked vegetable)
  16. Gynura cusimbua (D.Don) S.Moore
  17. Gynura divaricata (L.) DC.
  18. Gynura drymophila (F.Muell.) F.G.Davies
  19. Gynura elberti J.Kost.
  20. Gynura elliptica Y.Yabe & Hayata ex Hayata
  21. Gynura emeiensis Z.Y.Zhu
  22. Gynura formosana Kitam.
  23. Gynura fulva F.G.Davies
  24. Gynura grandifolia F.G.Davies
  25. Gynura haematophylla DC.
  26. Gynura hispida Thwaites
  27. Gynura hmopaengensis H.Koyama
  28. Gynura japonica (Thunb.) Juel
  29. Gynura lycopersicifolia DC.
  30. Gynura malaccensis Belcher
  31. Gynura mauritiana
  32. Gynura micheliana J.-G.Adam
  33. Gynura nepalensis DC. (cholesterol spinach; supposedly cholesterol-lowering)
  34. Gynura nitida DC.
  35. Gynura panershenia Z.Y.Zhu
  36. Gynura procumbens (Lour.) Merr.
  37. Gynura proschii Briq.
  38. Gynura pseudochina (L.) DC.
  39. Gynura rubiginosa Elmer
  40. Gynura sarmentosa "Aureo-variegata", "Pink Ice"
  41. Gynura scandens O.Hoffm.
  42. Gynura sechellensis (Baker) Hemsl.
  43. Gynura steenisii F.G.Davies
  44. Gynura sundaiaca F.G.Davies
  45. Gynura taiwanensis S.S.Ying
  46. Gynura travancorica W.W.Sm.
  47. Gynura valeriana Oliv.
  48. Gynura vidaliana Elmer
  49. Gynura zeylanica Trim.

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