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Asteraceae

Chaetanthera flabellifolia Cabrera

Place of Publication

Revista Mus. La Plata, secc. Bot. 1: 153-155 (1937)

Type citation

Based on Pachylaena elegans Phil., “In prov. Coquimbo prope los Baños del Toro, Volckmann” (Holotype in SGO. Isotypes in K [x2])

Synonyms

References

  • Cabrera (1937)

    Cabrera, A.L. 1937. Revisión del género Chaetanthera (Compositae). Revista del Museo de La Plata, sección Botánica 1: 87-210

Regions

Coquimbo

Habitat

MEDITERRANEAN

Distribution and habitat

It is found in the province of Elqui, Cordillera de Doña Ana (29°40 '-30°15' lat. S), between 2800-3900 meters above sea-level. It grows on steep slopes and relatively stable substrate where it is associated with Adesmia aegiceras and Cristaria andicola. Flowers from November to February.

Distribution

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Key characteristics

Close to C. splendens, but is easily distinguished by its fan-like (flabellate) leaves (Davies 2010)