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Egletes Cass., Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris 1817: 153 (1817).

Xerobius Cass., Dict. Sci. Nat. 59: 128 (1829). Type: Xerobius lanatus Cass. = Egletes prostrata (Sw.) Kuntze

Eyselia Reichb., Icon. Bot. Exot. 242, pl. 242 (1830). Type: Eyselia bellidiflora Reichb. = Egletes prostrata (Sw.) Kuntze

Platystephium Gardner, London J. Bot. 7: 80 (1848). Type: Platystephium graveolens Gardner = Egletes viscosa (L.) Less.

Type: Egletes domingensis Cass. = Egletes prostrata (Sw.) Kuntze

References

Shinners, L. H. (1949a). Revision of the genus Egletes Cassini north of South America. Lloydia 12(4): 239247

Shinners, L. H. (1949b). Two additions to the genus Egletes Cassini from Northern South America. Lloydia 12(4): 248250.

*Egletes viscosa (L.) Less., Syn. Gen. Comp. : 252 (1832).

Cotula viscosa L., Sp. Pl. : 892 (1753). Type: Habitat in Vera Cruse [sic!]. Lectotype (selected by Nesom in Jarvis & Turland, 1998: 359): Herb. Clifford : 417, Cotula 4, BM-000647228.

Platystephium graveolens Gardner, London J. Bot. 7: 81 (1848). Types: [Brazil:] Hab. in the dried up sandy beds of streams near Ic, Province of Cear ([Gardner]1739), and in shady sandy places near Paranagoa, Province of Piauhy ([Gardner] 2651). Fl. JulyOct. Syntypes: BM, K. Isosyntype (Gardner 2651): NY 5.

Egletes viscosa (L.) Less. var. b sprucei Baker in Mart., Fl. Bras. 6(3): 20 (1883). Types: [Brazil:] prope Obidos: Spruce n. 469! Traill n. 468. Syntypes: Traill, K 2.

Grangea domingensis (Cass.) M. Gmez [de la Maza] var. viscosa (L.) M. G mez [de la Maza], Dict. Bot. Nom. Vulg. Cubanos Puerto Riquenos : 115 (1889).

Egletes viscosa (L.) Less. f. bipinnatifida Shinners, Lloydia 12(4): 244 (1949). Type: Vento Havana Province, Cuba. A. H. Curtiss W. Ind. Pl. 697. Holotype: G; isotypes: F, K, US.

Egletes viscosa (L.) Less. var. dissecta Shinners, Lloydia 12(4): 245 (1949). Type: El Zapate, Sind. El Quelite, Minuc. Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico, Jesus Gonzalez Ortega 5156, Julio, 1923. Holotype: G; isotypes: K, US.

Bolivia (Ben, Pando, Santa Cruz), Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, USA.

Egletes viscosa (L.) Less. f. bipinnatifida Shinners, Lloydia 12(4): 244 (1949) = Egletes viscosa (L.) Less.

Egletes viscosa (L.) Less. var. dissecta Shinners, Lloydia 12(4): 245 (1949) = Egletes viscosa (L.) Less.

Egletes viscosa (L.) Less. var. b sprucei Baker in Mart., Fl. Bras. 6(3): 20 (1883) = Egletes viscosa (L.) Less.

Eirmocephala megaphylla (Hieron.) H. Rob., Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 100(4): 854 (1987) = Vernonia megaphylla Hieron.