Aster (genus)

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Aster
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Aster amellus
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Astereae
Genus: Aster
L.
Type species
Aster amellus
L. [1]
Synonyms [2]
  • Asteromoea Blume
  • Diplactis Raf.
  • Heteropappus Less.
  • Kalimeris Cass.

Aster is a genus o flouerin plants in the faimily Asteraceae. Its circumscription haes been narraeed, an it nou encompasses aroond 180 species, aw but ane o which are restrictit tae Eurasie; mony species formerly in Aster are nou in ither genera o the tribe Astereae.

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  1. Elizabeth Pennissi (2001). "Linnaeus's last stand?". Science 291 (5512): 2304–2307. doi:10.1126/science.291.5512.2304. PMID 11269295. 
  2. Luc Brouillet. "Aster Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2 : 872. 1753; Gen. Pl. ed. 5, 373. 1754". p. 20.  in Flora of North America.

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