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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: Proustia
Species: P. cuneifolia - P. pyrifolia

Proustia Lag., Amen. Nat. Españ. 1: 33. (1811)

Type species: Proustia pyrifolia DC., Ann. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 19: 70, pl. 4. (1812)


Lagasca y Segura, M. 1811. Amenidades Naturales de las Españas 1(1): 33.
Hassler, M. 2018. Proustia. 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 Jun. 06. Reference page. needs updating
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Proustia. Published online. Accessed: Jun. 06 2018.
Katinas, L., Sancho, G. & Vitali, M.S. 2013. A revision of Lophopappus (Asteraceae, Nassauvieae). Phytotaxa 103(1): 25–45. DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.103.1.2. Reference page.
Sancho, G., Katinas, L., Viera Barreto, J.N., Moreira-Muñoz, A. & Luebert, F. 2018. Phylogenetic relationships and generic reassessment of Proustia and allies (Compositae: Nassauvieae). Taxon 67(1): 113-129. DOI: 10.12705/671.7 PDF Reference page. 2018. Proustia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 06 Jun. 2018.

Proustia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae, native to South America and the West Indies.[2][1]


Proustia cuneifolia D.Don - Peru, Bolivia
Proustia ilicifolia Hook. & Arn. - Argentina, Chile
Proustia pyrifolia DC. - Chile
Proustia vanillosma C.Wright - Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico[4]

formerly included[3]

see Acourtia Berylsimpsonia Lophopappus Vernonanthura

Proustia crassinervis Urb. - Berylsimpsonia crassinervis (Urb.) B.L.Turner
Proustia cuneata S.F.Blake - Lophopappus blakei Cabrera
Proustia domingensis Spreng. ex DC. - Vernonanthura buxifolia (Less.) H.Rob.
Proustia mexicana Lag. ex D.Don - Acourtia humboldtii (Less.) B.L.Turner
Proustia reticulata Lag. ex D.Don - Acourtia reticulata (Lag. ex D.Don) Reveal & R.M.King


Tropicos, Proustia Lag.
Lagasca y Segura, Mariano. 1811. Amenidades Naturales de las Españas 1(1): 33
Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist Archived 2014-11-06 at
US Department of Agriculture, plants database map

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