Genus: Inula L.

Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Inuleae
Genus number: 6048
Last updated: 05-Jun-2019
Accession Count: 17 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: a proposal for conservation (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9) has failed

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Applequist, W. L. 2013. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 65. Taxon 62:1322-1323. Note: proposal not recommended
  2. Gutiérrez-Larruscain, D. et al. 2018. Phylogeny of the Inula group (Asteraceae: Inuleae): evidence from nuclear and plastid genomes and a recircumscription of Pentanema. Taxon 67:149-164. DOI: 10.12705/671.10
  3. Santos-Vicente, M. et al. 2012. (2111) Proposal to conserve the name Inula (Asteraceae) with a conserved type. Taxon 61:1330-1331.

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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):


  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Inula
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 12 July 2020.