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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: Succiseae
Genus: Succisella
Species: S. andreae-molinae – S. carvalhoana – S. inflexa – S. microcephala – S. petteri

Succisella Beck (1893)

Type species: S. inflexa (Kluk) Beck


Scabiosa subg. Succisella (Beck) Rouy, Fl. France 8: 113. 1903 [1].


Beck v. Mannagetta, G. 1893: Fl. Nieder-Osterreich 2(2): 1145.

Succisella is a genus of flowering plants in the family Caprifoliaceae.[1] There are four or five species in the genus.[1][2] They are all native to Europe; three are endemic to the Iberian Peninsula.[2]

Species include:[2]

Succisella andreae-molinae (not accepted by some sources[1])
Succisella carvalhoana
Succisella inflexa – southern succisella
Succisella microcephala
Succisella petteri


Succisella ostensibly means ‘cut off from below’ or ‘abruptly ending’.[3]

"Succisella", The Plant List (version 1.1), retrieved 2014-09-19
Amich, F., Devesa, J. A., & Bernardos, S. (2004). Taxonomic revision of the genus Succisella (Dipsacaceae) in the Iberian Peninsula. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 144(3), 351-364.
Gledhill, David (2008). "The Names of Plants". Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521866453 (hardback), ISBN 9780521685535 (paperback). p 366

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