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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: Mutisioideae
Tribus: Nassauvieae
Genus: Jungia

Jungia L.f., Suppl. Pl.: 58, 390. 1781 [1782], nom. et orth. cons. (as Iungia)

Dumerilia Lag. ex DC.
Martrasia Lag.
Tostimontia S.Díaz
Trinacte Gaertn.


Jungia Heist. ex Fabr., Enum.: 47. 1759, nom. rej.
Jungia Gaertn., Fruct. Sem. Pl. 1: 175, t. 35, fig. 5. 1788, nom. illeg. hom.

Overview of species
Accepted species

J. axillaris – J. beckii – J. brachyphylla – J. calyculata – J. coarctata – J. crenatifolia – J. ferruginea – J. fistulosa – J. floribunda – J. glandulifera – J. gracilis – J. gunnerifolia – J. hirsuta – J. karstenii – J. mitis – J. ovata – J. paniculata – J. pauciflora – J. polita – J. pringlei – J. rugosa – J. schuerae – J. sellowii – J. sordida – J. spectabilis – J. stuebelii – J. vitocensis – J. weberbaueri – J. woodii
Source(s) of checklist:
List based on accepted species according to Katinas et al. (2008), as well as to checklists from Mesoamerica, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Brazil – see references.
Names in synonymy

J. aceroides – J. affinis – J. bogotensis – J. bullata – J. colombiana – J. divaricata – J. grossulariifolia – J. guatemalensis – J. herzogiana – J. jelskii – J. lehmannii – J. longifolia – J. malvifolia – J. mandonii – J. orbicularis – J. pyramidalis – J. reticulata – J. seleriana – J. sodiroi – J. stipulifera – J. tomentosa – J. trianae
Unresolved name

J. amplistipula – J. auriculata – J. crenata – J. dentata – J. discolor – J. nutans – J. pubescens – J. revoluta – J. sericea
Source(s) of checklist:
List of unresolved names based on all names from IPNI that are not confirmed either as correct names of accepted species or as synonyms.
Primary references

Linnaeus, C. (filius) 1782 ["1781"]. Supplementum Plantarum systematis vegetabilium editionis decimae tertiae, generum plantarum editionis sextae, et specierum plantarum editionis secundae. [XVI]+468 pp. Impensis Orphanotrophei, Brunsvigae [Braunschweig]. BHL Reference page.

Additional references

Katinas, L., Pruski, J., Sancho, G. & Tellería, M.C. 2008. The subfamily Mutisioideae (Asteraceae). The Botanical Review 74(4): 469–716. DOI: 10.1007/s12229-008-9016-6 PDF Reference page.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Jungia in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2021 Sept> 23. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2021. Jungia. 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 online. Accessed: 2021 2021 Sept.. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Jungia. Published online. Accessed: 28 April 2018.
Farr, E.R. & Zijlstra, G. (eds.) 1996 onwards. Jungia in Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Accessed: 2018 April 28.
Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Jungia (Asteraceae).
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Jungia in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 2018-04-28. 2018. Jungia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 28 April 2018. Flora Mesoamericana: Jungia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 28 April 2018.
Jungia in Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. Accessed: 28 April 2018. Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of the Department of Antioquia (Colombia): Jungia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 28 April 2018. Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: Jungia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 28 April 2018. Peru Checklist: Jungia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 28 April 2018. Bolivia Catalogue: Jungia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 28 April 2018.
Jungia in Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção. Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro. Accessed: 28 April 2018.
Jungia in Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. Accessed: 28 April 2018.

Jungia is a genus of flowering plants in the sunflower family.[4][5] It is native mostly to South America, with one widespread species extending its range into Central America and southern Mexico.


Jungia auriculata Steud.
Jungia axillaris (Lag. ex DC.) Spreng. - Colombia
Jungia beckii Harling - Bolivia
Jungia bogotensis Hieron. - Colombia
Jungia brachyphylla Cuatrec. - Colombia
Jungia calyculata Cuatrec. - Colombia
Jungia coarctata Hieron. - Colombia, Ecuador
Jungia colombiana Cuatrec. - Colombia
Jungia crenata Steud.
Jungia ferruginea L.f. - from Chiapas to Bolivia
Jungia floribunda Less. - from Peru to Uruguay
Jungia gracilis Harling - Peru
Jungia karstenii Sch.Bip. ex Cuatrec. - Colombia
Jungia mitis Benoist - Ecuador
Jungia paniculata (DC.) A.Gray - Peru, Ecuador
Jungia pauciflora Rusby - northwestern Argentina, Bolivia
Jungia polita Griseb. - Bolivia, northern Chile, northwestern Argentina
Jungia pringlei Greenm. - Michoacán
Jungia pubescens (Lag.) Kuntze
Jungia revoluta B.L.Rob. - Chile
Jungia rugosa Less.
Jungia schuerae Harling - Peru
Jungia sellowii Less. - Brazil, Misiones
Jungia sericea Steud.
Jungia sordida J.Kost. - Bolivia
Jungia spectabilis D.Don - Peru, Ecuador
Jungia stuebelii (Hieron.) Crisci - Peru
Jungia trianae Hieron. - Colombia
Jungia weberbaueri Cerrate - Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia
Jungia woodii D.J.N.Hind - Bolivia

Formerly included

Several species were at one time included in Jungia but are now regarded as more appropriate in other genera (Acourtia and Pleocarphus).

Katinas, Liliana; Crisci, Jorge V.; Jabaily, Rachel Schmidt; Williams, Cody; Walker, Jay; Drew, Bryan; Bonifacino, Jose M.; Sytsma, Kenneth J. (February 2008). "Evolution of secondary heads in Nassauviinae (Asteraceae, Mutisieae)". American Journal of Botany. 95 (2): 232. doi:10.3732/ajb.95.2.229.
Tropicos search for Jungia
Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist
Linnaeus, Carl von, Jr. 1782. Supplementum Plantarum 58, 380 in Latin
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