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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: Senecioneae
Subtribus: Tussilagininae
Genus: Aequatorium
Species: A. albiflorum – A. asterotrichum – A. caucanum – A. jamesonii – A. lactibracteolatum – A. lepidotum – A. palealbum – A. polygonoides – A. repandiforme – A. sinuatum – A. tatamanum – A. venezuelanum – A. verrucosum

Aequatorium B.Nord., 1978

Type species: Aequatorium asterotrichum B.Nord, 1978


Nordenstam, B. 1978. "Taxonomic studies in the tribe Senecioneae (Compositae)" Opera Bot. 44: 59.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2921. Aequatorium in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2921 Feb. 18. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2021. Aequatorium. 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. 2021. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Feb. 18. Reference page.
The International Compositae Alliance Global Compositae Checklist.
Nordenstam, B. 1997. The genus Aequatorium B. Nord. (Compositae - Senecioneae) in Ecuador Compos. Newsl. 31:1–16.

Aequatorium is a genus of flowering plants in the aster family. It was described as a genus in 1978.[1][2] It is a member of the tribe Senecioneae and native to South America.[3]

As of July 2020, Plants of the World online has 13 accepted species:[4][5]

Aequatorium albiflorum (Wedd.) Cuatrec. & S.Díaz - Colombia
Aequatorium asterotrichum B.Nord. - Ecuador
Aequatorium caucanum S.Díaz & Cuatrec.
Aequatorium jamesonii S.F.Blake - Ecuador
Aequatorium latibracteolatum S.Díaz & Cuatrec - Colombia
Aequatorium lepidotum B.Nord. - Ecuador
Aequatorium palealbum S.Díaz & A.Correa - Colombia
Aequatorium pascoensis H. Beltran & H. Robinson. - Peru
Aequatorium polygonoides (Cuatrec.) B.Nord. - Colombia
Aequatorium repandiforme B.Nord. - Ecuador
Aequatorium sinuatifolium S.Díaz & Cuatrec - Colombia
Aequatorium tatamanum S.Díaz & A.Correa - Colombia
Aequatorium venezuelanum V.M.Badillo - Venezuela
Aequatorium verrucosum (Wedd.) S.Díaz & Cuatrec. - Colombia

Selected synonyms include:

Aequatorium carpishense (Cuatrec.) H.Rob. & Cuatrec. — synonym of Nordenstamia carpishensis (Cuatrec.) B.Nord.
Aequatorium cajamarcense H.Rob. & Cuatrec. — synonym of Nordenstamia cajamarcensis (H.Rob. & Cuatrec.) B.Nord.
Aequatorium juninense H.Rob. & Cuatrec. — synonym of Nordenstamia juninensis (H.Rob. & Cuatrec.) B.Nord.
Aequatorium limonense B.Nord. — synonym of Nordenstamia limonensis (B.Nord.) B.Nord.
Aequatorium repandum (Wedd.) C.Jeffrey — synonym of Nordenstamia repanda (Wedd.) Lundin
Aequatorium rimachianum (Cuatrec.) H.Rob. & Cuatrec. — synonym of Nordenstamia rimachiana (Cuatrec.) B.Nord.
Aequatorium stellatopilosum (Greenm. & Cuatrec.) C. Jeffrey — synonym of Nordenstamia stellatopilosa (Cuatrec. & Cuatrec.) B.Nord.
Aequatorium tovarii H. Rob. & Cuatrec. — synonym of Nordenstamia tovarii (H.Rob. & Cuatrec.) B.Nord.
Aequatorium tuestae (Cuatrec.) H. Rob. & Cuatrec. — synonym of Nordenstamia tuestae (Cuatrec.) B.Nord.


Nordenstam, Rune Bertil. 1978. Opera Botanica 44: 59
Tropicos, Aequatorium B. Nord.
Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) (1996-09-17). "Genus: Aequatorium B. Nord". Taxonomy for Plants. USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program, National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Archived from the original on 2011-06-05. Retrieved 2008-04-15.
Kew Science Plants of the World Online, retrieved 14 July 2020
The Plant List, search for Aequatorium

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