TAD Introduction

Asteraceae is the largest family of angiosperms, containing about 10% of angiosperms, with more than 1,900 genera and 32,000 species. Asteraceae plants have excellent adaptability, and can be seen in almost every corner of the earth. Plants in Asteraceae also have important economic value. Among them, many are important food resources for humans, such as lettuce and sunflower, many are important horticultural crops, such as chrysanthemums, and many are important traditional herbal medicines, such as Artemisia annua. The mission of The Asteraceae Database (TAD) is to collect and provide as much data and related information about Asteraceae as possible to promote the research and application of Asteraceae. Specifically, there are three missions...more

  • Georeferenced records for the Asteraceae species


  • 59 genomes from 47 species in TAD


  • A detailed information page of a specific species


  • Phylogeny and species information in TAD


  • Rich data analysis and display tools in TAD


Species Shortcut
  • Ambrosia artemisiifolia

  • Arctium lappa

  • Artemisia annua  cv. Huhao1

  • Artemisia annua cv. LQ-9

  • Artemisia argyi

  • Artemisia tridentata

  • Bidens hawaiensis

  • Carthamus tinctorius

  • Centrapalus pauciflorus

  • Chrysanthemum indicum var. edule

  • Chrysanthemum lavandulifolium

  • Chrysanthemum makinoi

  • Chrysanthemum morifolium Ramat

  • Chrysanthemum seticuspe

  • Cichorium endivia

  • Cichorium intybus cv. Puna

  • Cichorium intybus var. foliosum (witloof)

  • Cynara cardunculus

  • Erigeron breviscapus

  • Erigeron canadensis

  • Erigeron philadelphicus

  • Flaveria brownii

  • Flaveria floridana

  • Flaveria linearis

  • Flaveria ramosissima

  • Flaveria robusta

  • Flaveria sonorensis

  • Flaveria trinervia

  • Flaveria bidentis

  • Glebionis coronaria

  • Helianthus annuus cv. HA300

  • Helianthus annuus cv. HA412

  • Helianthus annuus cv. HA89

  • Helianthus annuus cv. IR

  • Helianthus annuus cv. LR1

  • Helianthus annuus cv. OQP8

  • Helianthus annuus cv. psc8

  • Helianthus annuus cv. RHA438

  • Helianthus annuus cv. XRQ

  • Helianthus annuus var.  PI659440

  • Lactuca saligna

  • Lactuca sativa cv. Salinas

  • Mikania micrantha

  • Pluchea indica

  • Pulicaria dysenterica

  • Scaevola hainanensis

  • Scaevola taccada

  • Scalesia atractyloides

  • Senecio squalidus

  • Silphium perfoliatum

  • Smallanthus sonchifolius

  • Stevia rebaudiana

  • Tagetes erecta

  • Tagetes patula

  • Tanacetum coccineum

  • Tanacetum cinerariifolium

  • Taraxacum kok-saghyz TK1151

  • Taraxacum kok-saghyz var. Rodin

  • Taraxacum mongolicum


If you use TAD in your scientific research, please cite us:

- TAD: an integrative platform of multi-omics, phylogeny, research and tools for Asteraceae. Deng Y, Wang Q, Guo Z, Yang X.

- Insights into the convergent evolution of fructan biosynthesis in angiosperms from the highly characteristic chicory genome. Shen F#, He H#, Huang X, Deng Y, Yang X. New Phytologist. 2023.