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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: Calyceraceae
Genus: Boopis
Species: B. anthemoides – B. bupleuroides – B. castillonii – B. filifolia – B. gracilis – B. itatiaiae – B. juergensii – B. multicaulis – B. necronensis – B. patagonica – B. pterocalyx – B. pusilla

Boopis Juss., Ann. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 2: 350. 1803.

Type species: Non designatus Boopis balsamitifolia Juss. vide Calycera sympaganthera (Ruiz & Pav.) Martic. & Quezada, Gayana, Bot. 44: 40. (1987)

Circumscription sensu Denham et al. (2019).
Native distribution areas:

Southern America
Brazil South
Brazil Southeast
Southern South America
Argentina Northeast
Argentina Northwest
Argentina South
Chile Central
Chile North
Chile South

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

Jussieu, 1803. Observations sur la famille des plantes amarantacées. Annales du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 2: 131–135. BHL Reference page.
Denham, S.S., Brignone, N.F., Johnson, L.A. & Pozner, R.E. 2019. Using integrative taxonomy and multispecies coalescent models for phylogeny reconstruction and species delimitation within the Nastanthus–Gamocarpha clade (Calyceraceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 130: 211-226. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.10.015 (Open Access) Reference page.


Hassler, M. 2019. Boopis. 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. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jul. 18. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Boopis in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jul. 18. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Boopis. Published online. Accessed: Jul 18 2019.
The Plant List 2013. Boopis in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jul 18. 2019. Boopis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jul 18.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Boopis in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 09-Oct-10.

Vernacular names

Boopis is a genus of flowering plants in the family Calyceraceae, native to Chile, Argentina and Brazil.[2] The taxon is believed to be highly polyphyletic.[3]

Currently accepted species include:[2]

Boopis andicola Gand.
Boopis anthemoides Juss.
Boopis australis Decne.
Boopis breviscapa Phil.
Boopis bupleuroides C.A.Müll.
Boopis castillonii (Hicken) Pontiroli
Boopis chubutensis Speg.
Boopis filifolia Speg.
Boopis gracilis Phil.
Boopis graminea Phil.
Boopis itatiaiae Dusén
Boopis juergensii Pilg.
Boopis multicaulis Phil.
Boopis necronensis Zav.-Gallo, S.Denham & Pozner
Boopis patagonica Speg.
Boopis pterocalyx Zav.-Gallo, S.Denham & Pozner
Boopis pusilla Phil.
Boopis raffaellii Speg.


Ann. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 2: 350 (1803)
"Boopis Juss". Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2017. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
Denham, Silvias.; Zavala-Gallo, Lucio; Johnson, Leigha.; Pozner, Raúl (2016). "Insights into the phylogeny and evolutionary history of Calyceraceae". Taxon. 65 (6): 1328–1344. doi:10.12705/656.7.

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