Rahul Sharma

Acourtia

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Kingdom  Plantae
Subfamily  Mutisioideae
Scientific name  Acourtia
Rank  Genus
Order  Asterales
Tribe  Nassauvieae
Higher classification  Daisy family
Acourtia Brownfoot Acourtia Wrightii
Similar  Daisy family, Acourtia wrightii, Perezia, Acamptopappus, Lophopappus

Acourtia is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family, Asteraceae described as a genus in 1830.

Plants in this genus are known generally as desert-peonies and are native to the Southwestern United States (California to Texas) and Mesoamerica. These flowers usually have only disc florets in their flower heads, but some of the disc florets are long and look like ray florets. They are diverse in appearance. The flowers are usually white, pink, or purple.

Acourtia Wildflowers NPS SAMO NRA Acourtia microcephala detail page
Accepted species
Acourtia Chihuahuan Desert Plants Peonia
Acourtia wnmueduacademicnspagesgilafloraacwrightii1jpg
Acourtia Acourtia nana Dwarf Desertpeony Dwarf Desert Peony Desert Holly
Acourtia Acourtia wrightii Brownfoot Perezia Southeastern Arizona

References

Acourtia Wikipedia


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