Genus: Aucklandia Falc.

Possible synonym of: Dolomiaea DC.

Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Carduoideae
Tribe: Cardueae
Subtribe: Carduinae
Genus number: 13516
Last updated: 28-Aug-2014
Accession Count: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Wang, Y.-J. et al. 2007. Phylogenetic origins of the Himalayan endemic Dolomiaea, Diplazoptilon and Xanthopappus (Asteraceae: Cardueae) based on three DNA regions. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 99:311-322. Note: lists as Saussurea costus; nested in Dolomiaea DC.
  2. Wang, Y.-J. et al. 2009. Island-like radiation of Saussurea (Asteraceae: Cardueae) triggered by uplifts of the Qinghai–Tibetan Plateau. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 97:893-903. Note: Saussurea section Aucklandia species should be united into one genus with the members of Frolovia

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 17 September 2019.