Abrotanella

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Asterales
Classification System: APG III (down to family level)

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Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Euasterids II
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Senecioneae
Genus: Abrotanella
Species: A. caespitosa – A. emarginata – A. diemii – A. fertilis – A. forsteroides – A. inconspicua – A. linearifolia – A. linearis – A. muscosa – A. nivigena – A. patearoa – A. purpurea – A. pusilla – A. rostrata – A. rosulata – A. scapigera – A. spathulata – A. submarginata – A. trichoachaenia – A. trilobata [after Swenson (1995, 1996), Heads (1999)]

Name[edit]

Abrotanella Cass. (1825:27)

  • Note: Not "(Gaudich.) Cass." as given in Swenson (1995:155), cf. Flann & al. (2010:1211).
  • Etymology: Possibly from the epithet of Artemisia abrotanum (Swenson, 1995:156)
  • Type species: Abrotanella emarginata (Gaudich.) Cass., 1825
    • Type fixation: By monotypy (Cassini, 1825:27; Flann & al., 2010:1211).

Synonyms[edit]

Homotypic

Soliva sect. Abrotanella (Cass.) Baill. (1882:283)

Heterotypic

Ceratella Hook.f. (1844:25)

  • Etymology: Ancient Greek κέρας, κέρατος (keras, keratos), "horn" + Latin diminutive -ella "alludes to the small horns on the cypselas" (Swenson, 1995:165).
  • Type species: Ceratella rosulata Hook.f., 1844 (=Abrotanella rosulata (Hook.f.) Hook.f., 1864)
    • Type fixation: By monotypy (Hooker, 1844:25).

Trineuron Hook.f. (1844:23)

  • Etymology: "presumably chosen to draw attention to the three "nerves" in the phyllaries and cypselas" (Swenson, 1995:169).
  • Type species: Trineuron spathulatum Hook.f., 1844 (=Abrotanella spathulata (Hook.f.) Hook.f., 1864)
    • Type fixation: By monotypy (Hooker, 1844:24).

Scleroleima Hook.f. (1846:444)

  • Etymology: Unknown, not discussed in Swenson (1995).
  • Type species: Scleroleima forsteroides Hook.f., 1846 (=Abrotanella forsteroides (Hook.f.) Benth., 1866)
    • Type fixation: By monotypy (Hooker, 1846:444).

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