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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: Astereae
Subtribus: Astranthiinae
Genus: Astranthium
Species: A. beamanii – A. ciliatum – A. integrifolium – A. laetificum – A. orthopodum – A. purpurascens – A. reichei – A. robustum – A. splendens – A. xanthocomoides – A. xylopodum

Astranthium Nutt., Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc. ser. 2, 7: 312. (1840)

Type species: Astranthium integrifolium Nutt., Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc. ser. 2, 7: 312. (1840)


Nuttall, T. 1840. Descriptions of new species and genera of plants in the natural order of the Compositae, collected in a tour across the continent to the Pacific, a residence in Oregon, and a visit to the Sandwich Islands and upper California, during the years 1834 and 1835. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, held at Philadelphia, for promoting useful knowledge, n.s.[new series][ser. 2], 7: 283–453. BHL Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2018. Astranthium. 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 on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Mar. 17. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Astranthium. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 17 2018.
Tropicos.org 2018. Astranthium. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Mar. 17.

Vernacular names
русский: Астрантиум

Astranthium, or Western-daisy, is a North American genus of flowering plants in the daisy family.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8] Astranthium is native to the United States and Mexico.[9][10][11]

The genus includes the following species:

Astranthium beamanii DeJong – Nuevo León
Astranthium ciliatum (Raf.) G.L.Nesom – United States (Southern Plains: Texas Oklahoma Arkansas Kansas Missouri)
Astranthium integrifolium (Michx.) Nutt. – United States: (Cumberland Plateau, Ohio/Tennessee Valley: Tennessee Kentucky Mississippi Alabama Georgia West Virginia)
Astranthium laetificum DeJong - southern Mexico
Astranthium mexicanum (A.Gray) Larsen – Oaxaca, D.F., Mexico State, Morelos, Hidalgo
Astranthium orthopodum (B.L.Rob. & Fernald) Larsen – Chihuahua, Durango
Astranthium purpurascens (B.L.Rob.) Larsen – Chiapas, San Luis Potosí
Astranthium reichei Rzed. – central Mexico
Astranthium robustum (Shinners) De Jong – United States (western Texas)
Astranthium splendens DeJong – Nuevo León
Astranthium xanthocomoides (Less.) Larsen – Hidalgo, Veracruz
Astranthium xylopodum Larsen – Jalisco


Flora of North America, Astranthium Nuttall
Tropicos, Astranthium Nutt.
Nuttall, Thomas. 1840. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, new series 7: 312 in English
Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem. "Details for: Astereae". Euro+Med PlantBase. Freie Universität Berlin. Retrieved 2009-07-18.
UniProt. "Tribe Astereae". Retrieved 2009-07-18.
National Herbarium of New South Wales. "Genus Kippistia". New South Wales FloraOnline. Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney. Retrieved 2009-07-18.
"Polyarrhena Cass". African Plants Database. South African National Biodiversity Institute, the Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève and Tela Botanica. Retrieved 2009-07-18.
De Jong, D. C. D. 1965. A systematic study of the genus Astranthium (Compositae, Astereae). Publications of the Museum of Michigan State University, Biological Series 2: 429–528.
Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist
Biota of North America Program 2013 county distribution maps
Larsen, Esther Louise. 1933. Astranthium and related genera. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 20: 23-44 in English, line drawings and photos of herbarium specimens as illustrations

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