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Parastrephia quadrangularis


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Astereae
Subtribus: Baccharidinae
Genus: Parastrephia
Species: P. lepidophylla – P. lucida – P. phyliciformis – P. quadrangularis – P. teretiuscula


Parastrephia Nutt., Trans. Am. Phil. Soc. N. S. 7: 449. (1841)

  • Type species: Uncertain originally Parastrephia ericoides Nutt. Trans. Am. Phil. Soc. N. S. 7: 450 (1841) synonym of either Parastrephia lucida (Meyen) Cabrera, (1954) or Parastrephia phylicifomis (Meyen) Cabrera, (1954) depending on authority.


  • Heterotypic
    • Polyclados Phil. in Fl. Atacam.: 34 (1860)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Argentina Northwest
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Bolivia, Chile North, Peru
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil South, Brazil Southeast

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

  • Nuttall, T. 1840. Descriptions of new species and genera of plants in the natural order of the Compositae, collected in a tour across the continent to the Pacific, a residence in Oregon, and a visit to the Sandwich Islands and upper California, during the years 1834 and 1835. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, held at Philadelphia, for promoting useful knowledge, n.s.[new series][ser. 2], 7: 283–453. BHL Reference page

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