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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Mutisieae
Genus: Ameghinoa
Binomial name
Ameghinoa patagonica

Ameghinoa is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family, described in 1897 by Carlo Luigi Spegazzini.[1][2]

There is only one known species, Ameghinoa patagonica, native to the Chubut and Río Negro Provinces of Argentina.[3][4]


  1. ^ Spegazzini, Carlo Luigi. 1897. Revista de la Facultad de Agronomia; Universidad Nacional de La Plata 3(30–31): 539
  2. ^ Tropicos, Ameghinoa Speg.
  3. ^ The Plant List, Ameghinoa patagonica Speg.
  4. ^ Tropicos, Ameghinoa patagonica Speg. specimen list