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Two new species of Baccharis subgen. Baccharis (Asteraceae, Astereae) with single-flowered female capitula from the Serra do Cipo, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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Author(s):
Heiden, Gustavo [1] ; Pirani, Jose Rubens [1]
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Dept Bot, Inst Biociencias, BR-05508090 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: PHYTOTAXA; v. 164, n. 2, p. 141-148, APR 4 2014.
Web of Science Citations: 2
Abstract

Two new species of Baccharis subgen. Baccharis endemic to the Serra do Cipo, south-eastern Brazil, are described and illustrated. Baccharis obdeltata is morphologically similar to the allopatric obdeltate-leaved B. truncata but is distinguished by its leaves with 3(-5)-dentate apex, fewer-flowered sessile capitula, the male capitula bearing 5-7 florets and the female capitula with solitary florets. Baccharis simplex resembles the sympatric B. concinna, from which can be differentiated by its oval to oblong leaves, with obtuse base and rounded to obtuse apex, and shorter female capitula, florets and cypselae. Illustrations, distribution map, habitat and conservation assessments are 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
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