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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: Millerieae
Subtribus: Galinsoginae
Genus: Aphanactis
Species: A. antisanensis – A. barclayae – A. boliviana – A. breviligulata – A. cocuyensis – A. hutchisonii – A. jamesoniana – A. obtusata – A. ollgaardii – A. piloselloides – A. villosa

Aphanactis Wedd., Chloris Andina 1(4–6): 142. 1855[1856]

Type species: Aphanactis jamesoniana Wedd., Chloris Andina 1(4–6): 142. 1855[1856]


Weddell, H.A. 1856. Chloris Andina 1(4–6): 142.
Hassler, M. 2018. Aphanactis. 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. 2018. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Jan. 29. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Aphanactis. Published online. Accessed: Jan. 29 2018. 2018. Aphanactis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Jan. 29.

Aphanactis is a genus of flowering plant in the Asteraceae.[1][2][3][4]

The genus is native to the Andes of northwestern South America, except for one species from southern Mexico.[5]


Aphanactis antisanensis H.Rob. - Ecuador
Aphanactis barclayae H.Rob. - Ecuador
Aphanactis boliviana H.Rob. - Bolivia
Aphanactis cocuyensis Cuatrec. - Colombia
Aphanactis hutchisonii H.Rob. - Peru
Aphanactis jamesoniana Wedd. - Ecuador
Aphanactis ligulata Cuatrec. - Colombia
Aphanactis macdonaldii B.L.Turner - Oaxaca
Aphanactis ollgaardii H.Rob. - Ecuador
Aphanactis piloselloides Cuatrec. - Colombia
Aphanactis villosa S.F.Blake - Ecuador, Peru


Weddell, Hugh Algernon. 1856. Chloris Andina 1(4–6): 142-143. descriptions in Latin, commentary in French.
Tropicos, Aphanactis Wedd.
Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., R. D. C. Ortiz, R. Callejas Posada & M. Merello. (eds.) 2011. Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 9–939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín
Luteyn, J. L. 1999. Páramos, a checklist of plant diversity, geographical distribution, and botanical literature. Memoirs of The New York Botanical Garden 84: viii–xv, 1–278
Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist

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