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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: Inuleae
Subtribus: Inulinae
Genus: Dittrichia
Species: D. graveolens – D. viscosa

Dittrichia Greuter, Exsicc. Genav. Conserv. Bot. Distrib. Fasc. 4: 71 (1973).

Type species: Dittrichia viscosa (L.) Greuter


Cupularia Godr. & Gren., Fl. France 2: 180 (1850), nom. illeg. hom., non Link 1833 (Myxomycota)

Primary references

Greuter, W. 1973. Exsiccatorum genavensium a conservatorio botanico distributorum 4: 71.


International Plant Names Index. 2018. Dittrichia. Published online. Accessed: Feb. 16 2018.
The Plant List 2013. Dittrichia in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Feb. 16. 2018. Dittrichia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Feb. 16.
Hassler, M. 2018. Dittrichia. 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 Feb. 16. Reference page.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Dittrichia in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: Dittrichia.
Dittrichia Greuter – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).
Dittrichia – Taxon details on National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

Vernacular names
suomi: Tahmakot

Dittrichia is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family. Its species were formerly included in the genus Inula.[3][4][5][6]

Dittrichia is named after German botanist Manfred Dittrich (born 1934), the previous director of the herbarium at the Botanical Garden in Berlin.[7]


Dittrichia graveolens, stinkwort, sticky stinkweed - Mediterranean region (southern Europe[8] + North Africa) plus southwest Asia as far east as Pakistan; naturalized in California, Asia, Africa, Australia, and other places[9][10]
Dittrichia viscosa, false yellowhead, yellow fleabane - Mediterranean region (southern Europe + North Africa)


Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist
Tropicos, search for Cupularia
Greuter, Werner Rodolfo. 1973. Exsiccatorum genavensium a conservatorio botanico distributorum 4: 71
"GRIN". Archived from the original on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2009-11-14.
Tropicos, Dittrichia Greuter
Altervista Flora Italiana genere Dittrichia includes photos and European distribution maps
Malta Wild Plants, false yellowhead, Dittrichia viscosa includes photos, description, etymology, and other information
Altervista Flora Italiana, Enula dall'odore intenso, klebriger Alant, kamferinula, Dittrichia graveolens (L.) Greuter
Biota of North America Program, 2014 county distribution map
Atlas of Living Australia, Dittrichia graveolens (L.) Greuter, Stinkwort

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