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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: Anthemideae
Subtribus: Pentziinae
Genus: Oncosiphon
Species: O. africanum – O. glabratum – O. grandiflorum – O. intermedium – O. piluliferum – O. sabulosum – O. schlechteri – O. suffruticosum

Oncosiphon Kallersjo

Type species: Oncosiphon piluliferum (L. f.) Källersjö.


Kallersjo, Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 96(4): 310–314, f. 2F, 6, 16E1–E2. 1988.


International Plant Names Index. 2017. Oncosiphon. Published online. Accessed: Dec. 01 2017.
The Plant List 2013. Oncosiphon in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Dec. 01. 2017. Oncosiphon. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Dec. 01.
Hassler, M. 2017. Oncosiphon. 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. 2017. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Dec. 01. Reference page.

Vernacular names

Oncosiphon is a small genus of flowering plants in the daisy family (Asteraceae).[1][2][3] All known species are native to southern Africa.[4]

As of 2020, the following species are listed in Kew's Plants of the World Online:[5]

Oncosiphon africanus (P.J.Bergius) Källersjö
Oncosiphon glabratus (Thunb.) Källersjö
Oncosiphon grandiflorus (Thunb.) Källersjö
Oncosiphon intermedius (Hutch.) Källersjö
Oncosiphon pilulifer (L.f.) Källersjö
Oncosiphon sabulosus (Wolley-Dod) Källersjö
Oncosiphon schlechteri (Bolus ex Schltr.) Källersjö
Oncosiphon suffruticosus (L.) Källersjö


Källersjö, Mari. 1988. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 96(4): 310–314, f. 2F, 6, 16E1–E2
Tropicos, Oncosiphon Källersjö
Gibbs Russell, G. E., W. G. M. Welman, E. Retief, K. L. Immelman, G. Germishuizen, B. J. Pienaar, M. Van Wyk & A. Nicholas. 1987. List of species of southern African plants. Memoirs of the Botanical Survey of South Africa 2(1–2): 1–152(pt. 1), 1–270(pt. 2).
Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist Archived 2014-11-06 at
"Oncosiphon Källersjö". Plants of the World Online. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 4 April 2020.

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