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Aster  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 35510

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): aster [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyAsteraceae  – sunflowers, tournesols  
                               GenusAster L. – aster  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Aster alpinus L. – alpine aster 
                                  Species Aster amellus L. – Italian aster, Italian starwort 
                                  Species Aster bietii Franch.  
                                  Species Aster brachytrichus Franch.  
                                  Species Aster caucasicus Willd.  
                                  Species Aster diplostephioides (DC.) C.B. Clarke  
                                  Species Aster farreri W.W. Sm. & Jeffrey  
                                  Species Aster flaccidus Bunge  
                                  Species Aster glehnii F. Schmidt  
                                  Species Aster himalaicus C.B. Clarke  
                                  Species Aster linosyris (L.) Bernh. – goldilocks 
                                  Species Aster maackii Regel  
                                  Species Aster oreophilus Franch.  
                                  Species Aster pyrenaeus Desf. ex DC.  
                                  Species Aster sedifolius L.  
                                  Species Aster tataricus L. f. – Tatarian aster 
                                  Species Aster thomsonii C.B. Clarke  
                                  Species Aster tongolensis Franch.  
                                  Species Aster trigonicus Burgess  
                                  Species Aster ursinus Burgess  
                                  Species Aster yunnanensis Franch.  

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  Source: Asteraceae of North America Update, database (version 2010.5.13)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Update coordinated by the International Compositae Alliance (TICA) ( through the Smithsonian Institution in collaboration with the USDA National Plant Data Center   
  Reference for: Aster   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Aster   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Aster   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
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