Asteraceae tribe Plucheeae
Canad. J. Bot.67: 2293. 1989
Mostly tropical and subtropical areas of Central America, South America, Africa, Asia, and Australia, some species are widely introduced and established in local floras.
Genera ca. 27, species ca. 219 (3 genera, 12 species in the flora).
Plucheeae were segregated from traditionally circumscribed Inuleae by Anderberg in 1989 (see discussion in A. A. Anderberg 1994b).