Genus: Hymenoclea Torr. & A. Gray

Usually considered a synonym of: Ambrosia L.

Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Heliantheae
Genus number: 5935
Last updated: 19-Nov-2019
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Karis, P. O. 1995. Cladistics of the subtribe Ambrosiinae (Asteraceae: Heliantheae). Syst. Bot. 20:40-54. Note: cladistic analysis places within Ambrosia
  2. Miao, P. et al. 1995. Chloroplast DNA study of the genera Ambrosia s.l. and Hymenoclea (Asteraceae): systematic implications. Pl. Syst. Evol. 194:252. Note: = Ambrosia subg. Franseria
  3. Peterson, K. M. & W. W. Payne. 1973. The genus Hymenoclea (Compositae: Ambrosieae). Brittonia 25:243-256. Note: accepts
  4. Strother, J. L. & B. G. Baldwin. 2002. Hymenocleas are Ambrosias (Compositae). Madroño 49:143-144.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 20 February 2020.