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A new genus of Compositae (Eupatorieae, Piqueriinae) from Peru, named Centenaria to honour the 100 th anniversary of the Natural History Museum of the National University Mayor of San Marcos




  • Gonzáles, Paúl, Cano, Asunción and Robinson, Harold E.


  • A little herb from central Peru is recognized as a new species of a new genus. Centenaria rupacquiana belongs to the tribe Eupatorieae, subtribe Piqueriinae. It ha asymmetrical corollas with two inner lobes smaller, a flat and epaleaceous receptacle and the presence of pappus. InPeru, Centenaria is related to the genera Ferreyella and Ellenbergia, but Ferryrella is different by having no pappus and a paleaceous receptacle; and on the other hand, Ellenbergia different by having symmetrical corollas.

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  • 2018


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  • 69

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  • 77


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