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Lipochaeta succulenta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Heliantheae[1]
Genus: Lipochaeta
  • Schizophyllum Nutt.[2]
  • Macraea Hook. f. 1847, illegitimate homonym, not Lindl. 1828 (Geraniaceae) nor Wight 1852 (Phyllanthaceae)[3][4][5]

Lipochaeta, common name nehe,[6] is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family, Asteraceae that is endemic to Hawaii.[7]


There are difficulties regarding the classification of this genus for its affinities are uncertain. Some studies have been done to clarify its taxonomic and phylogenetic relationships.[8]

Selected species[edit]

Formerly placed here[edit]


  1. ^ "Genus Lipochaeta". Taxonomy. UniProt. Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  2. ^ a b "Genus: Lipochaeta DC.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 1996-09-17. Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  3. ^ Tropicos, search for Macraea
  4. ^ The International Plant Names Index
  5. ^ Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist, Macraea Hook. f.
  6. ^ "Lipochaeta". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 22 June 2015. 
  7. ^ Carr, Gerald. "Lipochaeta". Hawaiian Native Plant Genera. University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Retrieved 2013-05-15. 
  8. ^ Warren L. Wagner, Harold Robinson, Lipochaeta and Melanthera (Asteraceae: Heliantheae subtribe Ecliptinae): establishing their natural limits and a synopsis
  9. ^ a b "Lipochaeta". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  10. ^ "GRIN Species Records of Lipochaeta". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2011-02-14.