Flora of Bahia: Asteraceae – Piptocarpha (Vernonieae: Pitpotcarphinae)

Maria Zugaib, André Márcio Amorim


A floristic survey of the Piptocarpha (Asteraceae) from Bahia State, Brazil, is presented. Twelve species were recognized, two of which are trees and ten are scandent shrubs. Piptocarpha notata represents a new record for the state, and P. gustavo-valerioana and P. riedelii are endemic. An identification key, morphological descriptions, taxonomic notes, geographic distribution maps and illustrations of the species are given.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13102/scb705


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