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Doronicum plantagineum
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Supertribe: Senecionodae
Tribe: Senecioneae
Genus: Doronicum
  • Aronicum Neck. ex Rchb.
  • Aronicum Neck.
  • Fullartonia DC.
  • Arnica Boehm. 1760, illegitimate homonym, not L. 1753
  • Grammarthron Cass.

Doronicum is a genus of flowering plants in the sunflower family, known as leopard's-bane.[2] They are all herbaceous perennials native to Europe, southwest Asia and Siberia. They produce yellow, daisy-like flowerheads in spring and summer.[3]



  1. ^ a b Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist, advanced search for Doronicum
  2. ^ Stace, Clive (2010). New Flora of the British Isles (3rd ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. p. 769. ISBN 978-0-521-70772-5.
  3. ^ RHS A-Z encyclopedia of garden plants. United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley. 2008. p. 1136. ISBN 1405332964.

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