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This article is about the plant genus. For the asteroid, see 444 Gyptis.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Supertribe: Helianthodae
Tribe: Eupatorieae[1]
Genus: Gyptis
(Cass.) Cass.
Type species
Gyptis pinnatifida[2]
Cass. ex R.M.King & H.Rob.
  • Eupatorium subg. Gyptis Cass.
  • Eupatorium sect. Gyptis (Cass.) Cabrera

Gyptis is a genus of South American flowering plants in the sunflower family.[4][5][6][2]

  1. Gyptis artemisiifolia (Griseb.) R.M.King & H.Rob.
  2. Gyptis commersonii Cass.
  3. Gyptis crassipes (Hieron.) R.M.King & H.Rob.
  4. Gyptis inornata R.M.King & H.Rob.
  5. Gyptis lanigera (Hook. & Arn.) R.M.King & H.Rob.
  6. Gyptis pinnatifida Cass. ex R.M.King & H.Rob.
  7. Gyptis vernoniopsis (Sch.Bip. ex Baker) R.M.King & H.Rob.


  1. ^ a b c Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist
  2. ^ a b c King, Robert Merrill & Robinson, Harold Ernest. 1971. Phytologia 21: 22-25
  3. ^ Tropicos search for Eupatorium
  4. ^ Cassini, Alexandre Henri Gabriel de. 1818. Bulletin des Sciences, par la Societe Philomatique 1818: 139-140 in French
  5. ^ Tropicos, Gyptis Cass.
  6. ^ D.J.N.Hind & H.E.Robinson. 2007. Tribe Eupatorieae In: The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants vol.VIII. (Joachim W.Kadereit & Charles Jeffrey, volume editors. Klaus Kubitzky, general editor). Springer-Verlag. Berlin, Heidelberg.