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Calyceraceae

Calycera sympaganthera (Ruiz & Pav.) Kuntze

Place of Publication

Revis. Gen. Pl. 3(3): 127 (1898b)

Type citation

CHILE. “Chile Flora. Decembri in arenosis. Syngenesia”, 1786, H. Ruiz and J. Pavo ́ns.n. (lectotype, designated by Denham et al., 2014: MA, photo of MA at SI!; Isolectotype: MA, photo 29275 by Field Museum of Natural History in SI!).

Synonyms

References

  • Kuntze (1898b)

    Kuntze, C.E.O. 1898b. Revisio generum plantarum vascularium omnium atque cellularium multarum secundum leges nomenclaturae internationales cum enumeratione, plantarum exoticarum in itinere mundi collectarum, vol. 3(3), 1-576. Leipzig: Arthur Felix

  • DeVore (1994)

    DeVore, M.L> 1994. Systematic studies of Calyceraceae. Ph. D. diss., Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University.

  • Denham et al. (2014)

    Denham, S.S. , Gallo, L.Z and Pozner, I.E. 2014. Morphology and Taxonomic Revision of Calycera. Systematic Botany 39(4):1-13

Iconography

  • Denham et al. (2014): fig. 14

Regions

Araucanía

Distribution and habitat

This species is only found in the Coastal mountain range of Nahuelbuta between 500-1100 m above sea level. A classic location for this species is in Parque Nacional Nahuelbuta where it grows in open areas near to roadsides or on riverside margins in forest dominated by Araucaria araucana and Nothofagus antarctica and N. obliqua.

Descriptions

  • Denham et al. (2014)

Habit

Perennial Herb, 15-20 cm tall. Flowering December to March.