Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Asterales
Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Tageteae
Genus: Porophyllum
Species: P. gracile - P. ruderale - P. scoparium


Porophyllum Adans.

Porophyllum is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family known commonly as the poreleaf genus. Poreleaf plants are subshrubs native to the Americas. As their name suggests, their leaves often have large glands that produce aromatic oils and give the plants a strong scent. Many species are used in cooking.

Selected species:

* Porophyllum gracile - odora, slender poreleaf
* Porophyllum greggii - Gregg's poreleaf
* Porophyllum leiocarpum - yerba de peo
* Porophyllum pygmaeum - dwarf poreleaf
* Porophyllum ruderale - Bolivian coriander, quirquiña, yerba porosa
* Porophyllum scoparium - Transpecos poreleaf, hierba del venado, jarilla
* Porophyllum tagetoides - pipicha

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