Pentzia

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Pentzia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Anthemideae[1]
Genus: Pentzia
Thunb.
Type species
Pentzia crenata
Thunb.
Synonyms[1]

Asteringa E.Mey. ex DC.

Pentzia is a genus of African plants in the chamomile tribe within the sunflower family.[2][3] One species (P. incana) is naturalized in Australia and in the southwestern United States.[4]

The genus is named for Swedish plant collector Hendrik Christian Pentz, 1738–1803.[4]

Species[1][5]
formerly included[1]

numerous species once considered part of Pentzia now regarded as better suited to other genera: Foveolina Gymnopentzia Inulanthera Myxopappus Oncosiphon Phymaspermum Rennera

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