The Subtribe Tanacetinae is a member of the Tribe Anthemideae. Here is the complete "parentage" of Tanacetinae:
- Domain: Eukaryota
Whittaker & Margulis,1978 - eukaryotes
- Kingdom: Plantae
Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae
Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - Green Plants
- Phylum: Tracheophyta
Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - Vascular Plants
- Subphylum: Euphyllophytina
- Phylum: Tracheophyta Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - Vascular Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - Green Plants
- Kingdom: Plantae Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
The Subtribe Tanacetinae is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Genus (4): Lepidolopha · Pyrethrum · Tanacetopsis · Tanacetum
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 625 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in the Subtribe Tanacetinae.
Pyrethrum refers to several Old World plants of the genus (e.g., C. coccineum) which are cultivated as ornamentals for their showy flower heads. It is also the name of a natural insecticide made from the dried flower heads of C. cinerariifolium and C. coccineum. Pyrethrum was used for centuries as an insecticide and as a lice remedy ("Persian Insect Powder," "Persian Pellitory") in the Middle East. It was sold worldwide under the brand Zacherlin by Austrian industrialist J. Zacherl. [more]
Tanacetum is a genus of about 70 species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae, native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. [more]
At least 446 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Tanacetum.
More info about the Genus Tanacetum may be found here.
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