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Madia elegans flower.jpg
Madia elegans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Madia
Molina, Sag. Stor. Nat. Chili, 136, 1782

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For the furniture piece, see Madia (furniture)
For a people of Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, India see Madia Gond.

Madia is a genus of annual or perennial usually aromatic herbs, which have yellow flowers, in the family Asteraceae (sunflower family). They are sometimes known as tarweeds. The 11 species in this genus are native to western North America and southwestern South America. The name Madia is derived from native Chilean name ("Madi") for one of the members of the genus (Madia sativa Molina, 1782).





  1. ^ "Madia". Global Compositae Checklist. Retrieved 2011-05-23. 

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