Asteraceae_Verbesima sousae

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Family Asteraceae
Basionym Verbesina sousae J.J. Fay
Original Identification Verbesina sousae Fay ined.
Current Taxon Verbesina sousae J.J. Fay
Protologue Citation Brittonia 25: 195. 1973.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 229190
Comments  
Primary Collector Arthur Cronquist
Collector Number 10456
Collection Date 31 Oct 1965
Country Mexico
Province/State Chiapas
Plant Location Notes Edges of tropical deciduous forest in the mountains 13 miles east of Tanatepec, not far from the border of Oaxaca. Elevation about 2300 feet.
Plant Description Notes Rather soft-wooded shrubs 2-3 m tall. Heads 1-7, yellow. Rays numerous (about 50) about 1 cm long or a little less. Achenes flattened, winged on one side only, the wing prolonged into an awn.
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Broad geographical location North America
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