Abrotanella

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Abrotanella
Abrotanella forsteroides.jpg
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Abrotanella

Abrotanella is a genus in the family Asteraceae, of 20 species,[1] native to Australia, New Zealand and southern South America.

They are usually small plants, sometimes not reaching more than a few millimeters above the ground, although some form cushions in bolster heaths reaching up to a metre in diameter.

Species[1]
Synonyms
  • Abrotanella crassipes Skottsb. is synonym of Abrotanella linearifolia A.Gray [1]
  • Abrotanella filiformis Petrie is synonym of Abrotanella linearis Bergg. [1]
  • Abrotanella papuana S.Moore is synonym of Abrotanella nivigena (F.Muell.) F. Muell. ex Benth.
  • Rhamphogyne rhynchocarpa was formerly placed here with the name Abrotanella rhynchocarpa

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "The Plant List". Retrieved 11 November 2012.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Swenson U. 1995. Systematics of Abrotanella, an amphi-Pacific genus of Asteraceae (Senecioneae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 197. (1-4): 149-193.
  • Wagstaff, Steven J.; Breitwieser, Ilse & Swenson, Ulf 2006. Origin and relationships of the austral genus Abrotanella (Asteraceae) inferred from DNA sequences. Taxon 55(1):95-106.

External links[edit]

Data related to Abrotanella at Wikispecies