Pericallis

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Pericallis
Pericallis cruenta1.jpg
Pericallis cruenta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Senecioneae
Genus: Pericallis
Species

About 14 species, including:

  • Pericallis appendiculata
  • Pericallis cruenta
  • Pericallis lanata
  • Pericallis multiflora

Pericallis is a small genus of about 14 species of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae, native to the Canary Islands and Madeira. The genus includes herbaceous plants and small subshrubs. In the past, the genus was often included in either Cineraria or Senecio.

The Florist's Cineraria (Pericallis x hybrida) is a hybrid between P. cruenta and P. lanata.