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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: Pleocarphus
Species: P. revolutus

Pleocarphus D.Don, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 16(2): 228. (1830)

monotypic taxon
Type species: Pleocarphus revolutus D.Don

Note: This is a taxonomic opinion, as the genus can be found embedded in Jungia and as WS can not favour one opinion over another, this taxon page remains pending resolution.

Don, D. 1830. Descriptions of new Genera and Species of the class Compositae belonging to the Floras of Peru, Mexico, and Chile. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 16(2): 169–304. BHL Reference page. : 228


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Pleocarphus is a genus of South American flowering plants in the sunflower family.[3][4]


There is only one known species, Pleocarphus revolutus, found only in Chile.[2]

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)" (PDF). American Journal of Botany. 95 (2): 232. doi:10.3732/ajb.95.2.229. S2CID 38426027. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-03-02.
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