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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Senecioneae
Subtribus: Unplaced Senecioneae
Genus: Acrisione
Species: A. cymosa – A. denticulata
Source(s) of checklist:

Acrisione B.Nord., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 107: 582 (1985).

Etymology: After Acrisios, father of Danaä, for which the prior generic Danaä was coined.
Type species: Acrisione cymosa (J.Rémy) B.Nord.
Type fixation: By original designation (Nordenstam, 1985: 583).


Danaa Colla, Mem. Reale Accad. Sci. Torino 38: 27 (1835), nom. illeg. non Danaa Allioni (1785) nom. rej. nec Danaea Sm., (1793), nom. cons.

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Southern America
Regional: Southern South America
Argentina South, Chile Central, Chile South.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
Primary references

Nordenstam, B. 1985. Acrisione (Compositae-Senecioneae), a New Cacalioid Genus from Chile. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 107(1–4): 581–589. Reference page.


Hassler, M. 2018. Acrisione. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2018. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2018 Apr. 10. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Acrisione in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2021 Sep 23. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Acrisione. Published online. Accessed: Apr. 10 2018. 2018. Acrisione. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 10 Apr. 2018.
Farr, E.R. & Zijlstra, G. (eds.) 1996 onwards. Acrisione in Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Accessed: 2021 Sep 23.

Acrisione is a genus of the tribe Senecioneae and the family Asteraceae and a native of Chile, described as a genus in 1985.[1][2] There is only one known species, Acrisione denticulata.[3]

formerly included

Acrisione cymosa - syn of Senecio cymosus
Acrisione denticulata var. pilota - syn of Senecio yegua


Tropicos, Acrisione B. Nord.
Nordenstam, Rune Bertil. 1985. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 107: 582
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