You are not currently logged in.
Access your personal account or get JSTOR access through your library or other institution:
If You Use a Screen ReaderThis content is available through Read Online (Free) program, which relies on page scans. Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.
Reinstatement of the Genus Llerasia (Compositae)
Vol. 2, No. 1 (Jun., 1970), pp. 39-45
Published by: Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2989787
Page Count: 7
Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.
Preview not available
The overlooked genus Llerasia Triana (Compositae), which was synonymized with Vernonia by Bentham, is here reinstated and included in the Astereae. Its identity with the section Diplostephioides (Benth. & Hook.) Bl. of genus Haplopappus and its separation from this genus are discussed. The name Neosyris Greene is also a synonym. A key is given for the eleven species of Llerasia, which are trees, large shrubs, or woody lianas of the Andean forests. The intertropical distribution of the genus is emphasized. The distribution of the true remaining Haplopappus species is split into two areas, one North American, the other Chilean-Argentinian. Eight new specific combinations are proposed and a new species (Llerasia hutchisonii) is described.
Biotropica © 1970 Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation