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Scientific classification

Synonyms [2] [3]

Dubautia is a genus of flowering plant in the sunflower family, Asteraceae. [4] [5] The genus was named after Joseph Eugène DuBaut (1796-1832), an officer in the French Navy who participated in Freycinet's expedition. [6]


The entire genus is endemic to Hawaii. It contains more species than the other two genera in the silversword alliance, including cushion plants, shrubs, trees, and lianas. [7]


accepted species and subspecies [3] [8] [9] [10]

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  10. The Plant List, search for Dubautia

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