Taxon: Gnaphalium affine D. Don

Genus: Gnaphalium
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Asteroideae
      Tribe: Gnaphalieae
Nomen number: 423881
Place of publication: Prodr. fl. nepal. 173. 1825
Name Verified on: 05-Jun-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Jun-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Chin Herbs, as Gnaphalium multiceps)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Anhui, - Fujian, - Gansu, - Guangdong, - Guangxi, - Guizhou, - Hebei, - Henan, - Hubei, - Hunan, - Jiangsu, - Jiangxi, - Nei Monggol, - Ningxia, - Qinghai, - Shaanxi, - Shandong, - Shanxi, - Sichuan, - Xinjiang, - Xizang, - Yunnan, - Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Shikoku; Korea; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Nepal
    • Indo-China: Indochina; Myanmar; Thailand


  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Keys, J. D. Chinese herbs: their botany, chemistry, and pharmacodynamics. 1976 (Chin Herbs)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden Flora of China Checklist (on-line resource). (L China)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). 1965 (F JapanOhwi)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)


Check other web resources for Gnaphalium affine D. Don :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.