Caatinga

Chresta artemisiifolia (Vernonieae, Asteraceae), a new endangered species from a recently created protected area in the Brazilian Caatinga

Chresta artemisiifolia, a new species from northern Bahia, is described and illustrated. This species occurs on rock outcrops amidst the dry Caatinga domain, and is morphologically related with C. harleyi, C. hatschbachii , C. martii and C. …

Two New Rupicolous Species of Chresta (Asteraceae, Vernonieae) from the Brazilian Caatinga

Two new rupicolous and endangered species from the Caatinga are described and illustrated. Chresta heteropappa is restricted to the brejos de altitude (montane forests) from Northeastern Ceará, growing on granite inselbergs. Chresta subverticillata …

Lychnophora spiciformis (Asteraceae: Vernonieae), a new species from Bahia, Brazil

Lychnophora spiciformis , a new species from Brazil, is here described and illustrated. The new species is endemic to the Chapada Diamantina in Bahia, Northeastern Brazil. Lychnophora spiciformis is characterized by its pseudoterminal congested …