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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: Eupatorieae
Subtribus: Ayapaninae
Genus: Ayapana
Species: A. amygdalina – A. ecuadorensis – A. elata – A. haughtii – A. herrerae – A. hylophila – A. jaramillii – A. lanceolata – A. lopez-palaciosii – A. ornithophora – A. pilluanensis – A. robinsonii – A. stenolepis – A. tovarensis – A. trinitensis – A. triplinervis – A. turbacensis

Ayapana Spach, Hist. Nat. Vég. (Spach) 10: 290. (1841)

Type species: Ayapana triplinervis (Vahl) R.M.King & H.Rob., Phytologia 20: 212. (1970) originally designated as synonym Ayapana officinalis Spach., Hist. Nat. Vég. (Spach) 10: 290. (1841)


Spach, 1841. Histoire Naturelle des Végétaux. Phanérogames 10: 290.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Ayapana. Published online. Accessed: Sept. 02 2018.
Hassler, M. 2018. Ayapana. 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 Sept. 02. Reference page. 2018. Ayapana. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Sept. 02.

Vernacular names
русский: Аяпана

Ayapana is a genus of perennial herbs in the sunflower family.[1][2][3]

The species of Ayapana at times been classified in the genus Eupatorium. The leaves, at least of Ayapana triplinervis, are commonly used medicinally.


Ayapana is native to South America, Central America, and the West Indies.[4]

Ayapana amygdalina (Lam.) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Trinidad, Central + South America
Ayapana ecuadorensis R.M.King & H.Rob. - Ecuador
Ayapana elata (Steetz) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Peru, Panama, Costa Rica
Ayapana haughtii R.M.King & H.Rob. - Colombia
Ayapana herrerae R.M.King & H.Rob. - Panama
Ayapana hylophila (B.L.Rob.) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Colombia
Ayapana jaramillii R.M.King & H.Rob. - Colombia
Ayapana lanceolata R.M.King & H.Rob. - Bolivia, Peru, Pará
Ayapana lopez-palaciosii V.M.Badillo - Venezuela
Ayapana ornithophora (B.L.Rob.) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Colombia
Ayapana pilluanensis (Hieron.) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Venezuela, Peru
Ayapana robinsonii S.Díaz - Colombia
Ayapana stenolepis (Steetz) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Colombia, Panama, Bolivia
Ayapana tovarensis (B.L.Rob.) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Venezuela
Ayapana trinitensis (Kuntze) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Venezuela, Colombia, Trinidad
Ayapana triplinervis (Vahl) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Puerto Rico, Lesser Antilles, Trinidad, French Guiana, Ecuador, northern Brazil (Amapá, Amazonas, Pará)
Ayapana turbacensis (Hieron.) R.M.King & H.Rob. - Colombia, Ecuador


Spach, Édouard. 1841. Histoire Naturelle des Végétaux. Phanérogames 10: 290-291 in French
Tropicos, Ayapana Spach
Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, Thomas Brendler (2003). Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Indian Ocean Islands. p. 135. ISBN 978-3-88763-094-2.
Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist

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