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Genus: Chrysanthemoides

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid II > Order: Asterales > Family: Asteraceae > Tribe: Calenduleae

There are two species, found in southern Africa and extending into East Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of southern Africa - an online checklist (SANBI) and Flora of Zimbabwe.

Chrysanthemoides incana (Grysbietou)

Chrysanthemoides monilifera (Bitou, Bushtick, Boneseed Bush {Australia}) 

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


  • Norlindh, T. 1943. Studies in the Calenduleae. 1. Monograph of the genera Dimorphotheca, Castalis, Osteospermum, Gibbaria and Chrysanthemoides. Gleerup, Lund.