Jacobaea

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Jacobaea
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Jacobaea vulgaris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Senecioneae
Genus: Jacobaea
Mill.
Type species
Jacobaea vulgaris[1]
Gaertn.

Jacobaea is a genus of the tribe Senecioneae and the family Asteraceae. Its members used to be placed in the genus Senecio,[2] but have been separated into the segregate genus Jacobaea on the basis of molecular phylogenetics in order to maintain genera that are monophyletic.[3] The following species are recognised by The Plant List:[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jacobaea" (HTML). Index Nominum Genericorum. International Association for Plant Taxonomy. 2006-02-20. Retrieved 2008-05-21. 
  2. ^ Pieter B. Pelser, Barbara Gravendeel & Ruud van der Meijden (2002). "Tackling speciose genera: species composition and phylogenetic position of Senecio sect. Jacobaea (Asteraceae) based on plastid and nrDNA sequences". American Journal of Botany 89 (6): 929–939. doi:10.3732/ajb.89.6.929. PMID 21665692. 
  3. ^ Pieter B. Pelser, J.-F. Veldkamp & Ruud van der Meijden (2006). "New combinations in Jacobaea Mill. (Asteraceae – Senecioneae)". Compositae Newsletter 44: 1–11. 
  4. ^ "Jacobaea". The Plant List. Retrieved 23 April 2015. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Jacobaea at Wikimedia Commons