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Syncarpha vestita
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Gnaphalieae[1]
Genus: Syncarpha

Syncarpha is a genus of herbaceous flowering plants in the sunflower family.[2][3] The flowers are known by the common name: Everlastings. The genus is endemic to the fynbos of the Eastern and Western Cape in South Africa.[4]



  1. ^ a b c Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist search for Syncarpha
  2. ^ Candolle, Augustin Pyramus de. 1810. Annales du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 16: 205-207 description in Latin, commentary in French
  3. ^ Tropicos, Syncarpha DC.
  4. ^ Manning, John (2008), Field Guide to Fynbos (2nd ed.), Cape Town: Struik Publishers, ISBN 978-1-77007-265-7, OCLC 191891070 
  5. ^ The Plant List search for Syncarpha

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