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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Tageteae[1]
Genus: Leucactinia
Binomial name
Leucactinia bracteata
(S.Wats.) Rydb.

Leucactinia is a genus of flowering plants in the marigold tribe within the sunflower family.[2][3]


There is only one known species, Leucactinia bracteata, native to the State of Coahuila in northern Mexico.[1][2][4][5]


  1. ^ a b c Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist
  2. ^ a b Rydberg, Per Axel. 1915. North American Flora 34(2): 180
  3. ^ Uniprot.org
  4. ^ The Plant List Leucactinia bracteata (S.Watson) Rydb
  5. ^ Turner, B. L. 1996. The Comps of Mexico: A systematic account of the family Asteraceae, vol. 6. Tageteae and Athemideae. Phytologia Memoirs 10: i–ii, 1–22, 43–93