Omalotheca

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arctic cudweed
Gnaphalium supinum Sturm25.jpg
Omalotheca supina[1]
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Omalotheca

Type species
Omalotheca supina
Synonyms[2]
  • Gnaphalium sect. Omalotheca (Cass.) Nutt.

Omalotheca is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family.[3][2] It is commonly known as arctic cudweed.[4][5]

There is some disagreement about which species should be included in Omalotheca. Some or all of the species are sometimes included in Gnaphalium.[6]

Species[7][8][5]
  • Omalotheca afghanica (Rech.fil. & Köie) J.Holub - Afghanistan
  • Omalotheca norvegica (Gunnerus) Sch.Bip. & F.W.Schultz – Norwegian arctic cudweed - Europe, Russia (Asian and European), Central Asia, Xinjiang, Newfoundland, Labrador, Quebec, Greenland
  • Omalotheca stewartii (Clarke) J.Holub - India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Turkey, Xinjiang, Yunnan
  • Omalotheca supina (L) DC. – alpine arctic cudweed - Mongolia, Iran, Central Asia, Russia, Greenland, Labrador, Newfoundland, Quebec, Maine, New Hampshire
  • Omalotheca sylvatica (L.) Sch.Bip. & F.W.Schultz – woodland arctic cudweed - Europe, northern central and southwestern Asia, northern North America

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