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Brittonia

, Volume 28, Issue 2, pp 255–262 | Cite as

Sphaeromeria, a genus closer to Artemisia than to Tanacetum (Asteraceae: Anthemideae)

  • Arthur H. Holmgren
  • Leila M. Shultz
  • Timothy K. Lowrey
Article

Abstract

A new species,Sphaeromeria ruthiae, from Zion National Park, and three new combinations,S. martirensis,S. compacta, andS. potentilloides var.nitrophila, are presented. Morphological and anatomical evidence is used to support the recognition ofSphaeromeria as distinct fromTanacetum.

Keywords

Corolla Lobe Disk Flower Representative Material Artemisia Species Basal Leave 
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© The New York Botanical Garden 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Arthur H. Holmgren
    • 1
  • Leila M. Shultz
    • 1
  • Timothy K. Lowrey
    • 1
  1. 1.Intermountain HerbariumUtah State UniversityLogan

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