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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Supertribe: Helianthodae
Tribe: Eupatorieae[1]
Genus: Polyanthina
R.M.King & H.Rob
Binomial name
Polyanthina nemorosa
(Klatt) R.M.King & H.Rob[2]
Type species
Eupatorium nemorosum[2]

Polyanthina is a genus of flowering plants in the boneset tribe within the sunflower family.[4][2][5]


The only known species is Polyanthina nemorosa, native to South and Central America (Panama, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru).[1]


  1. ^ a b c Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist
  2. ^ a b c King, Robert Merrill & Robinson, Harold Ernest. 1970. Phytologia 20(3): 213-214
  3. ^ The Plant List, Polyanthina nemorosa (Klatt) R.M.King & H.Rob.
  4. ^ D.J.N.Hind & H.E.Robinson. 2007. Tribe Eupatorieae In: The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants vol.VIII. (Joachim W.Kadereit & Charles Jeffrey, volume editors. Klaus Kubitzky, general editor). Springer-Verlag. Berlin, Heidelberg.
  5. ^ Tropicos, Polyanthina R.M. King & H. Rob.