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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: Macrachaenium
Species: M. gracile

Macrachaenium Hook.f., Bot. Antarct. Voy. I. (Fl. Antarct.). 2: 321. (1846)

monotypic taxon


Hooker, J.D. 1846. Botany of the Antarctic Voyage ...Volume 1. Flora Antarctica 2: 321.
Hassler, M. 2018. Macrachaenium. 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 online. Accessed: 2018 Oct. 27. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Macrachaenium. Published online. Accessed: Oct. 27 2018. 2018. Macrachaenium. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 27 Oct. 2018.

Macrachaenium is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family.[1][2]


There is only one known species, Macrachaenium gracile, native to Chile (Biobío, La Araucania, Aisén, Los Lagos, Magellanes) and Argentina (Chubut, Neuquén, Rio Negro, Santa Cruz, Tierra del Fuego).[3][4]

Hooker, Joseph Dalton. 1846. Botany of the Antarctic Voyage, Volume 1. Flora Antarctica 2: 321
Tropicos, Macrachaenium Hook. f.
Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist Archived 2014-12-17 at
The Plant List search for Macrachaenium

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