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Trichocline sinuata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Mutisioideae
Tribe: Mutisieae[1]
Genus: Trichocline
Sonder & F.Muell.
Type species
Trichocline skirrophorum
Sonder & F.Muell.
  • Eriopus Sch.Bip. ex Baker
  • Bichenia D.Don
  • Gerbera section Trichocline (Cass.) Baillon

Trichocline is a genus of Australian and South American plants in the gerbera tribe within the daisy family. It consists of one species from Australia (T. spathulata) and twenty-three from South America.[2][3][4]

Its closest relatives are Chaptalia, Gerbera, Leibnitzia, Perdicium, and Uechtritzia. Together they form the Gerbera complex in the tribe Mutisieae.[3]

formerly included[1]

see Actinoseris Chaptalia Criscia Richterago Unxia


  1. ^ a b c d "Trichocline". Global Compositae Checklist. Retrieved 2011-04-17.
  2. ^ Cassini, Alexandre Henri Gabriel de. 1817. Bulletin des Sciences, par la Societe Philomatique 1817: 13 in French
  3. ^ a b Liliana Katinas (February 2004), "Amblysperma Should Be Retained under Trichocline (Asteraceae, Mutisieae)", Taxon, 53 (1): 108–112, JSTOR 4135494
  4. ^ Tropicos, Trichocline Cass.
  5. ^ The Plant List search for Trichocline