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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Genus: Ainsworthia

Ainsworthia is a genus of two species of plants in the Apiaceae family,[1] all of which are endemic to Southwest Asia, Cyprus, and European Turkey.[citation needed]

Ainsworthia was included in the genus Tordylium by El-Aisawi & Jury (1998).[2] As of February 2015, The Plant List kept Ainsworthia and Tordylium separate, the two species placed in Ainsworthia being:[3][1]


  1. ^ a b "Search results for Ainsworthia", The Plant List, retrieved 2015-02-28 
  2. ^ Al-Eisawi, D. & Jury, S.L. (1988), "A taxonomic revision of the genus Tordylium L. (Apiaceae)", Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 97: 357–403, doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.1988.tb01066.x 
  3. ^ "Search results for Tordylium", The Plant List, retrieved 2015-02-27