Baccharis


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Baccharis

a genus of plants from the Americas in the Asteraceae (Compositae) family. Sesquiterpenes have been identified in some species, but the toxin originates from Myrothecium spp., fungi associated with the roots. Signs include stiffness, trembling, convulsions; lesions include rumenitis, enteritis. Toxic species include B. cordifolia, B. dranunculifolia, glomeruliflora, B. halimifolia, B. megapotamica, B. pteronioides, B. ramulosa.
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Plant material: The aerial parts of Baccharis trinervis were collected from three localities of Costa Rica: Miramar, Montes de Oro mountains (west central Pacific), Province of Puntarenas (10[degrees]06'12.
The participation of some species that can be considered as members of the same community and a prelude to a progressive dynamic towards woody vegetation (Empetrum rubrum, Baccharis patagonica, Gaultheria mucronata, Austroblechnum penna-marina) can be deduced from more recent data (Diaz et al.
Otros taxones que destacaron fueron: Brassicaceae, Baccharis sp.
Finalmente, especies arbustivas y resinosas de Lepidophyllum y Baccharis (denominadas "tolas") son casi el unico recurso lenoso de que disponen los pobladores del altiplano andino (Cabrera, 1957).
Si bien Baccharis salicifolia es la especie que cuenta con mayor cantidad de individuos hay otras como Glandularia hookeriana, Larrea nitida y Larrea divaricata que tambien estan representadas de la misma forma.
The only information available is based on notes of this butterfly lingering around Baccharis (Asterales: Asteraceae) bushes (Benyamini 1995), and among Escallonia angustifolia K.
Some studies confirm the presence of Baccharis dracunculifolia (Asteraceae) in the composition of green propolis in Franca, Sao Paulo State (SOUSA et al.
Baccharis trinervis es un arbusto de ramas mas o menos bejucosas de 2 a 3 m y ampliamente distribuida en Colombia, desde el nivel del mar hasta los 2000 msnm.
Por ejemplo, Baccharis latifolia, distribuida ampliamente en la Cordillera Oriental, es tipica de bosques en regeneracion (Castaneda et al.