Pectis humifusa

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Pectis humifusa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Pectis
Species: P. humifusa
Binomial name
Pectis humifusa

Pectis humifusa (Yerba de San Juan cinchweed) is a summer blooming annual plant of the genus pectis. In the Lesser Antilles, it occurs most frequently in the salt spray zone near the seashore; on some islands, it occurs inland as well.[1] Its floral region is Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands and Florida.[2]


  1. ^ "EOL Pectis humifusa information". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved May 7, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Sagebud - Yerba de San Juan cinchweed". Retrieved May 7, 2011.