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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Gnaphalieae[1]
Genus: Vellereophyton
Hilliard & B.L.Burtt

Vellereophyton is a genus of flowering plants in the sunflower family.[2][3][4]

  1. Vellereophyton dealbatum (Thunb.) Hilliard & B.L.Burtt - Australia
  2. Vellereophyton felinum Hilliard - South Africa
  3. Vellereophyton gracillimum Hilliard - South Africa
  4. Vellereophyton lasianthum (Schltr. & Moeser) Hilliard - South Africa
  5. Vellereophyton niveum Hilliard - South Africa
  6. Vellereophyton pulvinatum Hilliard - South Africa
  7. Vellereophyton vellereum (R.A.Dyer) Hilliard - South Africa


  1. ^ a b Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist
  2. ^ Hilliard, Olive Mary & Burtt, Brian Bill Laurence. 1981. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 82: 210
  3. ^ Tropicos, Vellereophyton Hilliard & B.L. Burtt
  4. ^ Gibbs Russell, G. E., W. G. M. Welman, E. Retief, K. L. Immelman, G. Germishuizen, B. J. Pienaar, M. Van Wyk & A. Nicholas. 1987. List of species of southern African plants. Memoirs of the Botanical Survey of South Africa 2(1–2): 1–152(pt. 1), 1–270(pt. 2).