Compositae,10.1007/978-3-540-31051-8_7,A. A. Anderberg,B. G. Baldwin,R. G. Bayer,J. Breitwieser,C. Jeffrey,M. O. Dillon,P. Eldenäs,V. Funk,N. Garcia-J

Compositae   (Citations: 23)
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A. A. Anderberg, B. G. Baldwin, R. G. Bayer, J. Breitwieser, C. Jeffrey, M. O. Dillon, P. Eldenäs, V. Funk, N. Garcia-Jacas, D. J. N. Hind, P. O. Karis, H. W. Lackhttp://academic.research.microsoft.com/io.ashx?type=5&id=47674300&selfId1=0&selfId2=0&maxNumber=12&query=
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    • ...The genus Chlorophytum belonging to family Liliaceae is comprised of about 75 species of perennial, rhizomatous herb, distributed in tropical and subtropical regions of the world (Kirtikar & Basu 1994 ) out of which 17 species are found in India (Anonymous 1992)...

    Sanghamitra Samantarayet al. Identification and assessment of genetic relationships in three Chloro...

    • ...The montane and grassland ecosystems of Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, and northern Argentina, as well as the mountains of Venezuela and Guyana highlands support a rich and highly endemic flora of Asteraceae, with many new species (Hind, 1995, 2003a, 2003b; Holmes, 1995; Boggan et al...

    RAFAEL AUGUSTO XAVIER BORGESet al. The Asteraceae flora of the Serra do Ibitipoca: analyses of its divers...

    • ...They represent more than 50% of the species of Asteraceae in these areas (Leitão-Filho & Semir 1987; Hind 1995)...

    Gracineide Selma Santos de Almeidaet al. Three new species of Eupatorieae (Compositae) from Brazil

    • ...Despite its great diversity, there are only two major food crops known from the Compositae, sunflower and lettuce, a handful of minor, domesticated crops and several useful species that show little or no signs of domestication (Sauer 1993; Jeffrey 2001)...
    • ...Several other crops of less economic significance, but interesting properties nevertheless, also exist (Jeffrey 2001)...
    • ...It should be noted that a great variety of Compositae have been domesticated as ornamentals (Jeffrey 2001)...
    • ...Examples include medicinal purposes, pesticides or even latex production (Judd 2002; Jeffrey 2001)...
    • ...This list is not comprehensive and other useful or potentially useful species may be retrieved from standard references, such as Mansfeld’s Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (Jeffrey 2001) or online databases (Survey of Economic Plants for Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (SEPASAL) database 1999; Mansfeld Database 2004; USDA National Genetic Resources Program 2007)...
    • ...The fact that literally hundreds of taxa in the Compositae are known to be useful to human societies (Jeffrey 2001), underscores their largely unexploited potential...

    Hannes Dempewolfet al. Crop domestication in the Compositae: a family-wide trait assessment

    • ...Both Ageratum species have their origin in tropical America and are naturalized in Taiwan (Peng et al., 1998)...

    Roland Kirschneret al. Foliicolous hyphomycetes from Taiwan

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