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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: Eupatorieae
Subtribus: Critoniinae
Genus: Santosia
Species: Santosia talmonii

Santosia R.M.King & H.Rob., Phytologia 45(6): 463. 1980

monotypic taxon


King, R.M. & Robinson, H. 1980. Studies in the Eupatorieae (Asteraceae). CXC. A new genus Santosia. Phytologia 45(6): 463–466. BHL Reference page.


International Plant Names Index. 2018. Santosia (Asteraceae). Published online. Accessed: Dec 29 2018. 2018. Santosia (Asteraceae). Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Dec 29.
Hassler, M. 2018. Santosia (Asteraceae). 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 on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Dec 29. Reference page.

Santosia is a genus of Brazilian plants in the boneset tribe within the daisy family.[2][3]

The genus was named for Brazilian biologist Talmon S. dos Santos.[3]


The only known species is Santosia talmonii, native to the State of Bahia in eastern Brazil.[4]

Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist
D.J.N.Hind & H.E.Robinson. 2007. Tribe Eupatorieae In: The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants vol.VIII. (Joachim W.Kadereit & Charles Jeffrey, volume editors. Klaus Kubitzky, general editor). Springer-Verlag. Berlin, Heidelberg.
King, Robert Merrill & Robinson, Harold Ernest. 1980. Phytologia 45: 463-465.
The Plant List Santosia talmonii R.M.King & H.Rob.

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