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MELLISS(1875) p403 - PLATE 43 - Lanchanodes Prenanthiflora.jpg
Lanchanodes prenanthiflora[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Senecioneae
Genus: Lachanodes
Type species
Lachanodes prenanthiflora
Burch. ex DC.

Lachanodes is a genus of plants in the groundsel tribe of the sunflower family.[2][3] The plants are native to certain islands in the South Atlantic (Saint Helena, Ascension, Tristan da Cunha).[4]

  1. Lachanodes arborea (Roxb.) B.Nord.
  2. Lachanodes cuneifolia DC.
  3. Lachanodes leucadendron DC.
  4. Lachanodes pladaroxylon Endl.
  5. Lachanodes prenanthiflora Burch. ex DC.


  1. ^ 1875 illustration, Image extracted from page 403 of St. Helena: a physical, historical, and topographical description of the island ... The botanical plates from original drawings by Mrs. J. C. Melliss, by MELLISS, John Charles. Original held and digitised by the British Library.
  2. ^ Candolle, Augustin Pyramus de. 1833. Archives de Botanique 2: 332
  3. ^ Tropicos, Lachanodes DC.
  4. ^ The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

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