Heteranthemis Schott

Heteranthemis is a segregate of Chrysanthemum L. It is a monotypic genus native in southwestern Europe and northwestern Africa. Residence status of very disjunct Israeli populations is unclear. Its single species, Heteranthemis viscidehirta, is an agricultural weed and is sometimes cultivated as an ornamental. It has been recorded as an alien in Belgium.


Bremer K. & Humphries C.J. (1993) Generic monograph of the Asteraceae-Anthemideae. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus., London 23(2): 1-177.

Francisco Ortega J., Crawford D.J., Santos Guerra A. & Sa Fontinha S. (1995) Genetic divergence among Mediterranean and Macaronesian genera of the subtribe Chrysantheminae (Asteraceae). Amer. J. Bot. 82(10): 1321-1328.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith