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Baccharis umbellata (Asteraceae, Astereae): a new species endemic to the highest summits of Parana, Southern Brazil

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Author(s):
Heiden, Gustavo [1] ; Ribas, Osmar Dos Santos [2]
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Dept Bot, Inst Biociencias, BR-05508090 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Herbario MBM, Museu Bot Municipal, BR-80001970 Curitiba, PR - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: PHYTOTAXA; v. 49, p. 23-28, MAR 21 2012.
Web of Science Citations: 2
Abstract

Baccharis umbellata, a new species of Parana State, southern Brazil, is described. The new species, belonging to subgen. Baccharis sect. Agglomeratae, is easily recognized by the pedunculate heads arranged in an umbel-like capitulescence. Baccharis umbellata is a narrow endemic of the peaks of the southern range of Serra do Mar. It is morphologically most similar to the allopatric species B. platypoda, which mainly inhabits mountain summits in western and eastern South America. Illustrations, a distribution map, habitat information, and a conservation assessment are also provided for the new 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