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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: Bahieae
Genus: Schkuhria
Species: S. pinnata – S. schkuhrioides

Schkuhria Roth

Type species: Schkuhria abrotanoides Roth. vide Schkuhria pinnata (Lam.) O. Kuntze


Rothia Lam. non Rothia Pers.
Hopkirkia DC.
Mieria La Llave
Tetracarpum Moench
Chamaestephanum Willd.
Cephalobembix Rydb. pro parte
Achyropappus Link & Otto non Achyropappus Kunth (1818)


Roth, A.W. 1797. Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasc. 1. pp. [i]–viii, [1]–244 [1–2, index, pls], pls I–VIII. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolo I.G. Mülleriano. BHL Reference page.


International Plant Names Index. 2017. Schkuhria. Published online. Accessed: Dec. 22 2017.
The Plant List 2013. Schkuhria in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Dec. 22.
Tropicos.org 2017. Schkuhria. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Dec. 22.
Hassler, M. 2017. Schkuhria. 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. 2017. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Dec 22. Reference page.

Vernacular names
English: false threadleaf

Schkuhria is a genus of flowering plants in the bahia tribe within the daisy family.[3][4] False threadleaf is a common name.[5] The genus was named in honour of Christian Schkuhr (1741-1811), a German gardener and physical scientist at the University of Wittenberg.


Schkuhria degenerica (Kuntze) R.E.Fr. - Bolivia, Jujuy, Salta
Schkuhria guatemalensis (Rydb.) Standl. & Steyerm.
Schkuhria multiflora Hook. & Arn. - Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Peru, Chihuahua, United States (CA AZ NM TX CO MI)
Schkuhria pinnata (Lam.) Kuntze ex Thell. - South America, Mesoamerica, United States (AZ NM TX MD) South Africa
Schkuhria schkuhrioides (Link & Otto) Thell. - Mexico (Michoacán, Nayarit, Jalisco, México State, D.F., Durango, Aguascalientes)
Schkuhria senecioides Nees - Mexico
Schkuhria virgata (La Llave) DC.

formerly included[1]

Several species now regarded as members of other genera: Achyropappus Florestina Hymenothrix Platyschkuhria Picradeniopsis

Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist Archived 2014-11-06 at archive.today
The Plant List, Schkuhria abrotanoides Roth
Roth, Albrecht Wilhelm. 1797. Catalecta Botanica 1: 116
Flora of North America Schkuhria Roth
"Schkuhria". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 6 November 2015.
Biota of North America Program 2013 county distribution maps

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