Asteraceae_Stevia myricoides

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Family Asteraceae
Basionym Stevia myricoides McVaugh
Original Identification Stevia myricoides McVaugh
Current Taxon Stevia myricoides McVaugh
Protologue Citation Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium 9(4): 403, f. 19. 1972.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 233642
Primary Collector Rogers McVaugh
Collector Number 23299
Collection Date 28 Mar 1965
Country Mexico
Province/State Jalisco
Plant Location Notes Steep mountains 20-22 km. south of Talpa de Allende, in the headwaters of a west branch of Rio de Talpa; barranca above a rapid clear stream, in dense forest of Quercus, Carpinus, Distylium, Magnolia, Podocarpus, with pine forest on the ridges above; elevation 1200-1450 m.
Plant Description Notes Occasional in the pine forest. Shrub 2 m. high; flowers white.
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Broad geographical location North America
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