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Aaronsohnia factorovskyi 1a.jpg
Aaronsohnia factorovskyi
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Anthemideae
Genus: Aaronsohnia
Warb. & Eig

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Aaronsohnia is a genus in the family Asteraceae, native to mainly non-salty steppes and deserts in North Africa and Middle East. It was named in 1927 after the agronomist Aaron Aaronsohn by the botanists Otto Warburg (1859–1938) and Alexander Eig (1894–1938)

Species and subspecies[edit]

  • Aaronsohnia factorovskyi Warb. & Eig 1927
  • Aaronsohnia pubescens ( Desf. ) K.Bremer & Humphries 1993 (basionym : Cotula pubescens Desf.)
    • Aaronsohnia pubescens (Desf.) K.Bremer & Humphries subsp. maroccana (Ball) Förther & Podlech
    • Aaronsohnia pubescens (Desf.) K.Bremer & Humphries subsp. pubescens


  • Bremer, K.; C. J. Humphries (1993). "Generic monograph of the Asteraceae-Anthemideae". Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London (Bot.). 23 (2): 71–177.

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