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Aaronsohnia factorovskyi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Anthemideae
Genus: Aaronsohnia
Warb. & Eig[1]

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Aaronsohnia is a genus in the family Asteraceae, native to mainly non-salty steppes and deserts in North Africa and Middle East. It was named in 1927 after the agronomist Aaron Aaronsohn by the botanists Otto Warburg (1859–1938) and Alexander Eig (1894–1938)

Species and subspecies

As of July 2020, Plants of the World online has 2 accepted species:[2]



  • Bremer, K.; C. J. Humphries (1993). "Generic monograph of the Asteraceae-Anthemideae". Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Bot. 23 (2): 71–177.
  • Warburg, Otto; Eig, Alexander (1927). Leaflet, Agricultural Experiment Station, Zionist Organisation Institute. 6.

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