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Argyranthemum maderense

Argyranthemum maderense

Argyranthemum maderense, called the Madeira marguerite, is a species of flowering plant in the genus Argyranthemum. In spite of its scientific and common names it is not native to Madeira, but to Lanzarote in the Canary Islands some 500 km away.[2] It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.[3]

Argyranthemum maderense
A natural stand on Lanzarote
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Argyranthemum
A. maderense
Binomial name
Argyranthemum maderense
  • Chrysanthemum ochroleucum (Webb ex Sch.Bip.) Masf.
  • Chrysanthemum ochroleucum (Webb ex Sch.Bip.) Bolle
  • Ismelia maderensis D.Don


  1. Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Bot. 5: 202 (1976)
  2. "Argyranthemum maderense (D.Don) Humphries". Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2017. Retrieved 14 February 2021.
  3. "Argyranthemum maderense Madeira marguerite". The Royal Horticultural Society. Retrieved 14 February 2021. Synonyms; … Argyranthemum ochroleucum

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