Cymbonotus ( Compositae : Arctotideae , Arctotidinae ) : an endemic Australian genus embedded in a southern African clade

  title={Cymbonotus ( Compositae : Arctotideae , Arctotidinae ) : an endemic Australian genus embedded in a southern African clade},
  author={Vicki A. Funk and Raymund Chan and A Fredrick Holland},
The Compositae (Asteraceae) is the largest flowering plant family if described, accepted taxa are considered. Recent revisions in the taxonomy of the family have resulted in the recognition of ten subfamilies and 35 tribes. The tribe Arctotideae is one of the smallest, with around 200 species; it contains two subtribes and several hard-to-place taxa. Previous work has shown that the subtribe Arctotidinae is well defined and is restricted to southern Africa, except for the Australian genus… CONTINUE READING


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