Galapagos Species Checklist

Darwiniothamnus tenuifolius var. tenuifolius (Hook. f.) Harling

margarita de Darwin

Photo: Frank Bungartz, CDF, 2007.
Photo: Frank Bungartz, CDF, 2007.

A woody dome-shaped shrub. The lance-shaped leaves grow in whorls up the branches. The white daisy-like flowers grow in groups and are normally present all year round.

Taxonomy

Domain
Eukaryota

Kingdom
Plantae

Phylum
Magnoliophyta

Class
Magnoliopsida (= Dicotyledoneae)

Order
Asterales

Family
Asteraceae

Genus
Darwiniothamnus

Species
tenuifolius

Subspecies
var. tenuifolius

Taxon category: Accepted

Syn.: Erigeron tenuifolius Hook. f. In Harling (1962) as Darwiniothamnus tenuifolius ssp. tenuifolius.

Status

IUCN Red List Category: Not evaluated

Distribution

Distribution map of specimen collection localities or observation records for this species in our collections database.

References

  • Wiggins, I.L. Porter, D.M. (1971) Flora of the Galapagos Islands Standford University Press, Stanford.
  • Harling, G. (1962) On Some Compositae Endemic to the Galápagos Islands. Acta Horti Bergiani. 20(3): 63-119.
  • Tropicos.org. (2017) Database of Missouri Botanical Garden. Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden. 06 Oct 2017 <http://www.tropicos.org
  • Andrus, N. Tye, A., Nesom, G., Bogler, D., Lewis,C., Noyes, R., Jaramillo, P. & Francisco-Ortega, J. (2009) Phylogenetics of Darwiniothamnus (Asteraceae: Astereae) – molecular evidence for multiple origins in the endemic flora of the Galápagos Islands. Journal Biogeography 36(6): 1055-1069.
  • Valencia, R. Pitman, N., León-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (2000) Libro Rojo de las Plantas Endémicas del Ecuador. Herbario QCA, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador. Ecuador 2000 i–iv, 1–489.
  • Atkinson, R. Guézou, A. & Jaramillo, P. (2009) Siémbrame en tu jardín - Plantas nativas para jardines en Galápagos. Fundación Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora, Galápagos, Ecuador, 151 pp.
  • Liu, H. Tye, A., Jaramillo, P., Simbaña, W., Madriz, P., An, S., Wang, Z., Xu, X., Wang, F. G., Xu, H., Song, X. Q., Trusty, J., Maunder, M., Lewis, C. &Francisco-Ortega, J. (2012) Science at Fairchild: Conservation and biodiversity on Pacific Ocean Islands. Tropical Garden 65(1): 28-31.

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