Taxon: Ursinia anthemoides (L.) Poir.

Genus: Ursinia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Anthemideae
Subtribe: Ursiniinae
Nomen number: 40932
Place of publication: Encycl. 8:257. 1808
Link to protologue:
Comment: U. anthemoides Gaertn., Fruct. sem. pl. 2:463, in obs. 1788, nom. inval.
Name Verified on: 25-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F)
  • Weed: (fide Econ Pl Aust)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: Namibia ; South Africa Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Western Cape

  • Naturalized

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia Western Australia

  • Cultivated


  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Ursinia anthemoides (L.) Poir. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.