Darwiniana, nueva serie
versión On-line ISSN 1850-1699
FREIRE, Susana E. et al. Plant biodiversity inventory of Misiones Province: Asteraceae. Darwiniana [online]. 2006, vol.44, n.2, pp. 375-452. ISSN 1850-1699.
This is the first complete, floristic analysis of the Asteraceae family from an extense, endangered, subtropical area of Argentina, covered by the Misiones Province. This study reports 88 genera, 345 species and 16 infraspecific taxa of Asteraceae from the two phytogeographic units of Misiones Province:"Selvas Mixtas" District, and "de los Campos" District. Nine species are recorded for first time, and 23 are included as probable records for this area. This paper includes keys for tribes, genera, species and infraspecific taxa, as well as a short discussion about distribution of tribes, genera and habits in relation to political departments or phytogeographic districts. Habit, status, distribution, habitat, vernacular names, uses, and vouchers are given for every taxon. Thirty two taxa are illustrated for the first time.
Palabras clave : Argentina; Asteraceae; Misiones.