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Kew Bulletin

, Volume 65, Issue 2, pp 255–261 | Cite as

Three new species of Eupatorieae (Compositae) from Brazil

  • Gracineide Selma Santos de Almeida
  • Rita Maria de Carvalho-Okano
Article

Summary

Three new species of Eupatorieae (Asteraceae) were collected in the “campos rupestres” of the Cadeia do Espinhaço, Minas Gerais state, Brazil, in the Itacolomi State Park, located between the cities of Ouro Preto and Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil, during a floristic survey focusing on Compositae in this area. Eupatorium semiamplexifolium, Mikania badiniana, and Stevia alexii are described and illustrated.

Key Words

Asteraceae Brazil Eupatorium Mikania Stevia 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors thank to Dr Jimi Naoki Nakajima, Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, for support and valuable suggestions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gracineide Selma Santos de Almeida
    • 1
  • Rita Maria de Carvalho-Okano
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de Ciências Exatas e da TerraUniversidade do Estado da BahiaAlagoinhasBrazil
  2. 2.Departamento de Biologia VegetalUniversidade Federal de ViçosaViçosaBrazil

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