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Pulicaria dysenterica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Inuleae[1]
Genus: Pulicaria
Type species
Pulicaria vulgaris

Pulicaria is a genus of flowering plant in the sunflower family, native to Europe, Asia, and Africa.[3][4][5][6][7][8] In North America Pulicaria is known by the common name false fleabane.[7]



  1. ^ a b c Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist Archived 2014-11-26 at Archive.is
  2. ^ Kilian, N (1999). "Studies in the Compositae of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra 1. Pulicaria gamal-eldinae sp. nova (Inuleae) bridges the gap between Pulicaria and former Sclerostephane (now P. sect. Sclerostephane)". Willdenowia. 29: 167–185.
  3. ^ Gaertner, Joseph. 1791. De fructibus et seminibus plantarum 2(3): 461–462 in Latin
  4. ^ Gaertner, Joseph. 1791. De fructibus et seminibus plantarum 2(3): plate CLXXIII line drawing of Pulicaria vulgaris
  5. ^ Tropicos, Pulicaria Gaertn.
  6. ^ Flora of China Vol. 20-21 Page 825 蚤草属 zao cao shu Pulicaria Gaertner, Fruct. Sem. Pl. 2: 461. 1791.
  7. ^ a b Flora of North America
  8. ^ Altervista Flora Italiana, genere Pulicaria