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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: Gamocarpha
Species: G. alpina – G. australis – G. caespitosa – G. compacta – G. chubutensis – G. dentata – G. falklandica – G. graminea – G. multicaulis – G. macrocephala – G. raffaellii – G. selliana – G. scapigera – G. ventosa

Gamocarpha DC., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 5: 2. (1836) emend. Denham & Pozner (2019)

Type species: Gamocarpha poeppigii DC. (1836) nom. superfl. vide Gamocarpha alpina (Poepp. ex Less.) H.V.Hansen, Nordic J. Bot. 12(1): 65. (1992)


Nastanthus Miers, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. ser. 3, 6 (33): 184. (1860)
Type species: Nastanthus agglomeratus Miers. vide Nastanthus ventosus (Meyen) Miers (1860) (Zavala-Gallo et al., 2010)

Note: Sensu Denham et al. (2019) but not all combinations lodged with IPNI, therefore the Nastanthus page is retained for now.
Native distribution areas:

Candolle, A.P. de 1836.
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. Gamocarpha. 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 July 18. Reference page. Not updated as yet
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Gamocarpha. Published online. Accessed: July 19 2019. 2019. Gamocarpha. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 July 19.
Zavala-Gallo, L., Denham, S. & Pozner, R. 2010. Revisión del género Nastanthus (Calyceraceae). Gayana Botánica 67(2): 158-175. DOI: 10.4067/S0717-66432010000200002 Reference page.

Gamocarpha is a genus of flowering plants in the family Calyceraceae, native to the Andes of Chile and Argentina.[2] It has been proposed to synonymize the genus Nastanthus within Gamocarpha.[3]

Currently accepted species include:[2]

Gamocarpha alpina (Poepp. ex Less.) H.V.Hansen
Gamocarpha angustifolia Phil.
Gamocarpha dentata Phil.
Gamocarpha gilliesii Miers
Gamocarpha ligulata Miers
Gamocarpha polycephala Phil.
Gamocarpha selliana Reiche


Anales Univ. Chile 27: 335 (1865)
"Gamocarpha DC". Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2017. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
Denham, Silvia S.; Brignone, Nicolás F.; Johnson, Leigh A.; Pozner, Raúl 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. PMID 30336217.

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