Genus: Inula L.

Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Inuleae
Genus number: 6048
Last updated: 25-Apr-2019
Accession Count: 17 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: proposed for conservation (nom. cons. prop.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9)

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Applequist, W. L. 2013. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 65. (Taxon) 62:1322-1323.
  • 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.
  • Santos-Vicente, M. et al. 2012. (2111) Proposal to conserve the name Inula (Asteraceae) with a conserved type. (Taxon) 61:1330-1331.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 26 May 2019.