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Arnica  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 36554

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Whitneya A. Gray
  Common Name(s): arnica [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  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  
                               GenusArnica L. – arnica  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Arnica acaulis (Walter) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. – common leopardbane 
                                  Species Arnica alpina (L.) Olin – alpine arnica 
                                  Species Arnica angustifolia Vahl – narrowleaf arnica 
                                  Species Arnica cernua Howell – serpentine arnica 
                                  Species Arnica chamissonis Less. – Chamisso arnica 
                                  Species Arnica cordifolia Hook. – heartleaf arnica, heart-leaf leopardbane 
                                  Species Arnica dealbata (A. Gray) B.G. Baldw. – mock leopardbane 
                                  Species Arnica discoidea Benth. – rayless arnica 
                                  Species Arnica fulgens Pursh – foothill arnica, orange arnica, shining leopardbane 
                                  Species Arnica gracilis Rydb. – smallhead arnica 
                                  Species Arnica griscomii Fernald  
                                  Species Arnica lanceolata Nutt. – lanceleaf arnica, arnica, arnica à aigrettes brunes 
                                  Species Arnica latifolia Bong. – broadleaf arnica 
                                  Species Arnica lessingii Greene – nodding arnica 
                                  Species Arnica lonchophylla Greene – longleaf arnica, seep arnica 
                                  Species Arnica longifolia D.C. Eaton – spearleaf arnica, longleaf arnica 
                                  Species Arnica louiseana Farr – Lake Louise arnica 
                                  Species Arnica mollis Hook. – hairy arnica, wooly arnica 
                                  Species Arnica montana L. – mountain arnica 
                                  Species Arnica nevadensis A. Gray – Nevada arnica 
                                  Species Arnica ovata Greene – sticky leaf arnica, rayless arnica 
                                  Species Arnica parryi A. Gray – Parry's arnica, Sonne's arnica, nodding arnica 
                                  Species Arnica rydbergii Greene – Rydberg's arnica, subalpine arnica 
                                  Species Arnica sororia Greene – twin arnica 
                                  Species Arnica spathulata Greene – Klamath arnica 
                                  Species Arnica unalaschcensis Less. – Alaska arnica 
                                  Species Arnica venosa H.M. Hall – Shasta County arnica 
                                  Species Arnica viscosa A. Gray – Mt. Shasta arnica 

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  Other Source(s):    
  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: Arnica   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Arnica   
  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: Arnica   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Arnica   
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