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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Supertribe: Helianthodae
Tribe: Eupatorieae
Genus: Peteravenia
R.M.King & H Rob.
Type species
Eupatorium schultzii[1]

Peteravenia is a genus of Mesoamerican plants in the boneset tribe within the sunflower family.[1][2][3]

The genus is named for US botanist Peter H. Raven.[1]

  1. Peteravenia cyrilli-nelsonii (Ant.Molina) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Honduras
  2. Peteravenia grisea (J.M.Coult.) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua description Nash, Flora of Guatemala
  3. Peteravenia malvifolia (DC.) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí
  4. Peteravenia phoenicolepis (B.L.Rob.) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Chiapas
  5. Peteravenia schultzii (Schnittsp.) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Honduras, Oaxaca, Guatemala, Chiapas, Nicaragua, Querétaro, El Salvador, Veracruz, Costa Rica, Tamaulipas


  1. ^ a b c King, Robert Merrill & Robinson, Harold Ernest, 1971. Phytologia 21(6): 394–395 description in Latin, commentary in English
  2. ^ Tropicos, Peteravenia R.M. King & H. Rob
  3. ^ D.J.N.Hind & H.E.Robinson. 2007. Tribe Eupatorieae In: The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants vol.VIII. (Joachim W.Kadereit & Charles Jeffrey, volume editors. Klaus Kubitzky, general editor). Springer-Verlag. Berlin, Heidelberg.
  4. ^ Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist
  5. ^ Davidse, G., M. Sousa-Peña, S. Knapp & F. Chiang Cabrera. 2015. Asteraceae. 5(2): ined. In G. Davidse, M. Sousa Sánchez, S. Knapp & F. Chiang Cabrera (eds.) Flora Mesoamericna Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México