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Nassauvia aculeata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Mutisioideae
Tribe: Nassauvieae[1][2]
Genus: Nassauvia
Comm. ex Juss.

Nassauvia is a genus of flowering plants in the Nassauvia tribe within the sunflower family.[3][4] It native to Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and the Falkland Islands.[5]

Nassauvia is said to be chocolate scented.[6]

formerly included[1]

numerous species now considered more suitable to other genera: Calopappus Triptilion


  1. ^ a b c d Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist
  2. ^ "Genus Nassauvia". Taxonomy. UniProt. Retrieved 2010-02-18. 
  3. ^ Commerson, Philibert ex Jussieu, Antoine Laurent de. 1789. Genera Plantarum page 175 in Latin
  4. ^ Tropicos, Nassauvia Comm. ex Juss.
  5. ^ Bohm, Bruce A.; Stuessy, Tod F. (2001). Flavonoids of the sunflower family (Asteraceae). Springer. p. 343. ISBN 978-3-211-83479-4. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  6. ^ Guides, Insight; Hennessy, Huw (November 1999). Argentina. Langenscheidt Publishing Group. p. 334. ISBN 978-0-88729-031-2. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  7. ^ "IPNI Plant Names Query Results for Genus Nassauvia". IPNI  . Retrieved September 6, 2009. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Nassauvia at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Nassauvia at Wikispecies