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Lipochaeta succulenta
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subtribe: Ecliptinae
Genus: Lipochaeta
  • Schizophyllum Nutt.[1]
  • Macraea Hook. f. 1847, illegitimate homonym, not Lindl. 1828 (Geraniaceae) nor Wight 1852 (Phyllanthaceae)[2][3][4]

Lipochaeta, common name nehe,[5] is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae that is endemic to Hawaii.[6]


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.[7]

Selected species[edit]

Formerly placed here[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Genus: Lipochaeta DC". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 1996-09-17. Archived from the original on 2011-06-29. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
  2. ^ Tropicos, search for Macraea
  3. ^ The International Plant Names Index
  4. ^ Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist, Macraea Hook. f. Archived 2014-12-20 at
  5. ^ USDA, NRCS (n.d.). "Lipochaeta". The PLANTS Database ( Greensboro, North Carolina: National Plant Data Team. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
  6. ^ Carr, Gerald. "Lipochaeta". Hawaiian Native Plant Genera. University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Retrieved 2013-05-15.
  7. ^ Warren L. Wagner, Harold Robinson, Lipochaeta and Melanthera (Asteraceae: Heliantheae subtribe Ecliptinae): establishing their natural limits and a synopsis
  8. ^ a b "Lipochaeta". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
  9. ^ "GRIN Species Records of Lipochaeta". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Archived from the original on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2011-02-14.