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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Caprifoliaceae
Subfamilia: Dipsacoideae
Tribus: Pseudoscabioseae
Genus: Pseudoscabiosa
Species: P. grosii – P. limonifolia – P. saxatilis

Pseudoscabiosa Devesa, Lagascalia 12(2): 216. 1984.

Type species: Pseudoscabiosa saxatilis (Cav.) Devesa, Lagascalia 12(2): 218. (1984)


Scabiosa sect. Asterothrix Font Quer, Fl. Hisp. (ex Herb. Norm.) 8. 1944.

Primary references

Devesa Alcaraz, J.A. 1984. Pseudoscabiosa, género nuevo de Dipsacaceae. Lagascalia 12(2): 213–221. PDF Reference page.

Additional references

Mayer, V. & Ehrendorfer, F. 2013. The phylogenetic position of Pterocephalidium and the new African genus Pterothamnus within an improved classification of Dipsacaceae. Taxon 62(1): 112–126. DOI: 10.1002/tax.621010 JSTOR ResearchGate Reference page.


Euro+Med 2006 onwards: Pseudoscabiosa in Euro+Med PlantBase – the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Aug. 15.
Hassler, M. 2019. Pseudoscabiosa. 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 Aug. 16. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2014. Pseudoscabiosa. Published online. Accessed: July 12 2014. 2014. Pseudoscabiosa. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 July 12.

Pseudoscabiosa is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Caprifoliaceae.[1]

Its native range is Western Mediterranean.[1]


Pseudoscabiosa grosii (Font Quer) Devesa
Pseudoscabiosa limonifolia (Vahl) Devesa
Pseudoscabiosa saxatilis (Cav.) Devesa


"Pseudoscabiosa Devesa | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 26 September 2021.

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