Picris

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oxtongues
Illustration Picris hieracioides0.jpg
Picris hieracioides[1]
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Picris

Type species
Picris hieracioides
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Picris (oxtongues) is a genus in the sunflower family described as a genus by Linnaeus in 1753.[6][4]

Picris species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species, such as the grass moth Diasemia reticularis. Schinia cardui feeds exclusively on P. hieracioides.

The genus is widespread across Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia.[7][8][9]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1885 illustration from Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thomé Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz 1885, Gera, Germany
  2. ^ "Picris". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.
  3. ^ Taxon 44: 611-612 (1995)
  4. ^ a b Tropicos, Picris L.
  5. ^ Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist
  6. ^ Linnaeus, Carl von. 1753. Species Plantarum 2: 792-793 in Latin
  7. ^ Flora of China Vol. 20-21 Page 347 毛连菜属 mao lian cai shu Picris Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 792. 1753.
  8. ^ Altervista Flora Italiana, genere Picris
  9. ^ Atlas of Living Australia, search for Picris
  10. ^ The Plant List search for Picris