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Asteriscus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae.<ref>Miller, Philip. 1754. Gardeners Dictionary, Abridged, fourth edition </ref><ref>Tropicos, Asteriscus Tourn. ex Mill.</ref>


The genus is native to Europe, North Africa, Macaronesia, and the Middle East.<ref name=g/><ref>Altervista Flora Italiana, genere Asteriscus includes photos and European distribution maps</ref>

  1. Asteriscus aquaticus (L.) Less. - Mediterranean, Canary Islands
  2. Asteriscus daltonii (Webb) Walp. - Cape Verde
  3. Asteriscus graveolens (Forssk.) Less. - North Africa, Middle East, Canary Islands
  4. Asteriscus imbricatus (Cav.) DC. - Morocco
  5. Asteriscus intermedius (DC.) Pit. & Proust - Canary Islands
  6. Asteriscus pinifolius Maire & Wilczek - Morocco
  7. Asteriscus schultzii (Bolle) Pit. & Proust - Western Sahara, Morocco, Canary Islands
  8. Asteriscus sericeus (L.f.) DC. - Canary Islands
  9. Asteriscus smithii (Webb) Walp. - Cape Verde
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several species transferred to Pallenis or Rhanterium, most notably



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