Emilia (genus)

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Emilia fosbergii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Senecioneae
Genus: Emilia

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Emilia is a herbaceous plant genus of about 50–100 species[1] in the family Asteraceae, known as tasselflower or pualele.[1][2] The members of the genus are distributed mainly in the tropics and sub-tropics of Africa and Asia. Some species have also been placed in the genus Cacalia.

Species list[edit]

Species in this genus include:


  1. ^ a b "Emilia". Flora of North America. Retrieved 2008-01-26. 
  2. ^ "Emilia Cass.". PLANTS. United States Department of Agriculture (National Plant Data Center). 

External links[edit]

Media related to Emilia at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Emilia at Wikispecies

Further reading[edit]

  • Everitt, J.H.; Lonard, R.L.; Little, C.R. (2007). Weeds in South Texas and Northern Mexico. Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press.  ISBN 0-89672-614-2