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Guizotia abyssinica achenes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Heliantheae
Genus: Guizotia
Cass. 1829[1]

Guizotia is a genus[3] of African herbs in the sunflower family.[4] They are often known as sunflecks. The species G. abyssinica is occasionally found outside of cultivation in Europe, North America and Asia.[5][6][7]

The closest relatives of Guizotia within the tribe Heliantheae (sensu lato) are not clear.[3]

  1. Guizotia abyssinica (L.f.) Cass.
  2. Guizotia arborescens Friis
  3. Guizotia candussioi Cif.
  4. Guizotia jacksonii (S.Moore) J.Baagøe
  5. Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
  6. Guizotia schimperi Sch.Bip. ex Walp.
  7. Guizotia villosa Sch.Bip. ex A.Rich.
  8. Guizotia villosula Cif.
  9. Guizotia zavattarii Lanza