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Ajania pacifica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Anthemideae
Genus: Ajania
P. P. Poljakov
Type species
Ajania pallasiana
(F. E. L. Fischer ex W. G. Besser) P. P. Poljakov

Ajania is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family, described as a genus in 1955.[3][4]

The genus is native to temperate Asia, primarily Russia and China.[1][2]

The genus is named after the Russian port city Ayan in the Khabarovsk Krai region of the Russian Far East, on the coast of the Sea of Okhotsk.[5]



  1. ^ a b Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist
  2. ^ a b Flora of China Vol. 20-21 Page 656 亚菊属 ya ju shu Ajania Poljakov, Bot. Mater. Gerb. Bot. Inst. Komarova Akad. Nauk S.S.S.R. 17: 419. 1955
  3. ^ Poljakov, Petr Petrovich. 1955. Botanicheskie Materialy Gerbariia Botanicheskogo Instituta imeni V. L. Komarova Akademii Nauk SSSR 17: 419
  4. ^ Tropicos, Ajania Poljakov
  5. ^ Genaust, Helmut (1976). Etymologisches Wörterbuch der botanischen Pflanzennamen ISBN 3-7643-0755-2
  6. ^ The Plant List search for Ajania

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