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Taxonomy of Baccharis subgen. Tarchonanthoides (Asteraceae: Astereae: Baccharidinae), a group from the southeastern South American grasslands and savann

Author(s):
Heiden, Gustavo [1, 2] ; Pirani, Jose Rubens [2]
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] Embrapa Clima Temperado, BR-96010971 Pelotas, RS - Brazil
[2] Univ Sao Paulo, Dept Bot, Inst Biociencias, BR-05508090 Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: PHYTOTAXA; v. 241, n. 1, p. 1-70, JAN 6 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 1
Abstract

This is the first attempt to provide a taxonomic revision of a subgenus of Baccharis according to a phylogenetic framework, and under no geographic constraint. The recircumscription of Baccharis subgen. Tarchonanthoides involves the synonymization of Lanugothamnus, and the exclusion of Baccharis sect. Coridifoliae in order to keep the subgenus monophyletic. Other taxonomic changes are: Baccharis psammophila is confirmed as a synonym of B. gnaphalioides, and B. anabelae is a synonym of B. phylicifolia; the application of the latter name along with B. leucopappa and B. uleana is clarified. A lectotype is designated for the name B. uleana. Two recircumscribed sections, five new series and 13 species are accepted within the subgenus which diversified mainly in open vegetation types of southeastern South America in Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Argentina. General morphological descriptions of the infrageneric taxa are provided, as well as a taxonomic key, descriptions, data on etymology, distribution and habitats, phenology, conservation status, ethnobotany and vernacular names, and a list of specimens examined, line drawings, pictures and distribution maps for all accepted species. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 11/18385-0 - Diversification of megadiverse genera in the Neotropical Region: systematics and evolution of Baccharis L. and Mikania Willd. (Asteraceae)
Grantee:José Rubens Pirani
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 10/00519-8 - Systematics of Baccharis (Asteraceae: Astereae)
Grantee:Gustavo Heiden
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 12/17911-3 - Evolution and biogeography of Baccharis (Asteraceae): a genus megadiverse in the Neotropical Region
Grantee:Gustavo Heiden
Support type: Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate