Pseudognaphalium Kirp.

First published in Trudy Bot. Inst. Akad. Nauk S.S.S.R., Ser. 1, Fl. Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 9: 33 (1950)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Cosmopolitan.


Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Albania, Alberta, Algeria, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Burkina, California, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Central European Rus, Chad, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, France, Free State, Galápagos, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Gulf States, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kermadec Is., Korea, Kriti, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Libya, Louisiana, Madagascar, Madeira, Maine, Malawi, Mali, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Nicaragua, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oman, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Prince Edward I., Puerto Rico, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Rwanda, Réunion, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sicilia, Sinai, South Australia, South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tasmania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tubuai Is., Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vermont, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Western Australia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Antipodean Is., Chatham Is., Cuba, Falkland Is., Malaya, Tristan da Cunha


Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Freire, S.E., Villaseñor, J.L., Monti, C., Bayón, N.D. & Migoya, M.A. (2022). Taxonomic revision of Pseudognaphalium (Asteraceae, Gnaphalieae) from North America. Annals from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 314-404. MBG press.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by H. Beentje [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Acta Inst. Bot. Acad. Sci. U.R.S.S. or Trudy Bot. Inst. Akad. Nauk SSSR ser. 1, 9: 33 (1950)
  • Anderb. in Opera Bot. 104: 146 (1991)
  • Hilliard & B.L. Burtt in J.L.S. 82: 202 (1981)
  • in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 362 (1994)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 1, 2020 Oersted, A.S. [280] Costa Rica K000500353 Syntype Yes
Jan 1, 2020 Pringle, C.G. [8041] Mexico K000500364 Type Yes
Aug 1, 2014 Spruce, R. [5837] Ecuador K000200626 Unknown Type Material Yes
Aug 1, 2014 Spruce, R. [5837] Ecuador K000200627 Unknown Type Material Yes
Aug 1, 2011 D'Orbigny, A. [1375] K000768713 Type Yes
Hansen, G. [1822] United States K002296823 No
[illegible] [s.n.] K002296830 No
Torr; Gray [s.n.] United States K002296850 No
Gonzalez Ortega, J. [949] Mexico K002297063 No
Hinton, G.B. [3043] Mexico K002297080 No
Pearce, R. [s.n.] Bolivia K000959700 Unknown Type Material Yes
Nelson, E.W. [4652] Mexico K002297066 No
Nuttall, L.W. [292] United States K002296790 No
Macoun, J. [s.n.] Canada K002296831 No
Abrams, L. [2796] United States K002296821 No
Alexander, A.M.; Kellogg, L. [5522] United States K002296839 No
Summers, R.W. [s.n.] United States K002296841 No
Nelson, E.W. [4652] Mexico K002297072 No
Macoun [802] Canada K002296837 No
[Hŭatŭrco] [327] K002297030 No
Parry, C.C.; Palmer, E. [414] Mexico K002297068 No
Nuttall, L.W. [288] United States K002296818 No
Knopf, E.C. [121] United States K002296819 No
Hinton, G.B. [803] Mexico K002297064 No
{Douglas} [409] Canada K002296836 No
Palmer, E. [282] Mexico K002297074 No
Orcutt, C.R. [s.n.] Mexico K002297067 No
Elmer, A.D.E. [3161] United States K002296817 No
Freidberg, A.; Kaplan, F. [2] Taiwan K001574664 Yes
s.coll. [1548] United States K002296845 No
Hinton, G.B. [3043] Mexico K002297079 No
Vreeland, F.K. [992] United States K002296851 No
Pringle, C.G. [s.n.] Mexico K002297077 No
Hall, H.M.; Chandler, H.P. [233] United States K002296829 No
Blumer, J.C. [s.n.] United States K002296815 No
Kitching, L. [s.n.] K002296842 No
King, R.M.; Peterson, P.M. [9863] Mexico K002297071 No
Greene, E.L. [s.n.] United States K002296847 No
Wynd, L.; Mueller, M.E. [520] Mexico K002297062 No
Schaffner [228] Mexico K002297078 No
[Colipa] [309] K002297029 No
[H. et al.] [6356] Mexico K002297081 No
Leiberg, J.B. [1505] K002296844 No
Hansen, G. [1193] United States K002296824 No
Pringle, C.G. [s.n.] Mexico K002297076 No
Elmer, A.D.E. [369] United States K002296843 No
Balfour, I.B. [s.n.] K002296592 Yes
Hansen, G. [1410] United States K002296822 No
Palmer, E. [409] Mexico K002297073 No
Barneby, R.C. [100/27] United States K002296787 No
Tracy, J.P. [2134] United States K002296827 No
Nelson, E.W. [6435] Mexico K002297070 No
Sandberg, J.H.; Leiberg, J.B. [700] United States K002296853 No
Brewsher, C.W. [9] K002296593 Yes
Heller, A.A. [s.n.] United States K002296828 No
Knopf, E.C. [43] United States K002296820 No
{Lyall} [s.n.] United States K002296832 No
Palmer, E. [548] Mexico K001738167 No
Palmer, E. [550] United States K002296852 No
Wolley-Dod, A.H. [401] United States K002296816 No
Barkley, F.A. [14771] United States K002296826 No
Wooton, E.O. [s.n.] United States K002296846 No
Eastwood, A. [184] United States K002296789 No
{Lyall} [s.n.] United States K002296833 No
Metcalfe, O.B. [s.n.] United States K002296825 No
{Sartwell; Rickard, S.} [s.n.] United States K002296849 No
Blumer, J.C. [s.n.] United States K002296838 No
Vasey, G.R. [276] United States K002296840 No
Geyer, C.A. [643] United States K002296835 No
Palmer, E. [374] Mexico K002297075 No
[Jorrey] [s.n.] Canada K002296834 No
Spruce, R. [s.n.] Ecuador K000200832 Unknown Type Material Yes
Spruce, R. [s.n.] Ecuador K000200833 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hinton, G.B. [6356] Mexico K002297082 No
Earle, F.S.; Earle, E.S. [394] United States K002296848 No
Mason, H.L. [8160] United States K002296788 No
Pringle, C.G. [s.n.] Mexico K002297069 No


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