Baeriopsis

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Baeriopsis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Baeriopsis
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Species: B. guadalupensis
Binomial name
Baeriopsis guadalupensis
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Baeriopsis is a monotypic genus[1] of flowering plants in the aster family, Asteraceae, containing the single species Baeriopsis guadalupensis. It is endemic to the Guadalupe Island archipelago along the coast of Baja California in Mexico.[2] It grows in Guadalupe mesa scrub habitat.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dean, E. (2011). Between the blades: the evolution of plant diversity in California's prairies and grasslands. Fremontia 39(2-3), 16-21.
  2. ^ (Spanish) Rebman, J. P., et al. La flora de Isla Guadalupe y sus islotes adyacentes, Baja California, México. In: Santos del Prado, K. and E. P. Recagno (Eds.) Isla Guadalupe. Restauración y Conservación. Instituto Nacional de Ecología y Cambio Climático, Mexico. 2005.
  3. ^ Oberbauer, T. (2005). A comparison of estimated historic and current vegetation community structure on Guadalupe Island, Mexico. In: Proceedings of the Sixth California Islands Symposium (pp. 143-153). Arcata: National Park Service Technical Publication CHIS-05-01, Institute for Wildlife Studies.