Compositae

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Compositae

a family of herbaceous or sometimes woody plants with a range of HABITS and often with latex in the stems. The flowers are small florets grouped together into a flat inflorescence and resembling a single flower; examples are daisy, dandelion.
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A total of 67 healers from the mainstream Bengali-speaking population and the Rakhain tribe were interviewed and data collected on 34 anti-malarial plants, of which the Acanthaceae and Asteraceae family anti-malarial plants are described in the present report.
On the reserve, Asteraceae has the greatest species richness (20%) of flowering plants (Valiente-Banuet and De Luna, 1990) and above-ground net primary productivity of the ecosystem (>32.
The plant Verbesina encelioides is a member of the Asteraceae (Sunflower family), formerly the Compositeae family; it is an erect annual herb commonly seen to heights of 0.
Vendruscolo and Mentz (2006) reported that these two families (Asteraceae and Lamiaceae) were the most cited in a study conducted in the district of Ponta Grossa (Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul State), Rodrigues and Carlini (2003) reported that plants from the Asteraceae family are the most used by a "quilombola" community of Mato Grosso near Cuiaba, in a study performed by Damasceno and Barbosa (2008) in the Brazilian Savanna region and in the Martinesia community (Uberlandia, Minas Gerais State), the Asteraceae and Lamiaceae families were the most cited.
Asteraceae and Leguminosae are families with a ge number of species; consequently, with a higher obability of becoming used by the human populations.
Cabrera's paper on Mutisieae (1977), first presented at the International Symposium on the Biology and Chemistry of Asteraceae in 1975, can be viewed as the first, modern systematic review of the tribe Mutisieae.
La familia mas diversa a nivel de generos es Asteraceae con 22, seguida por Poaceae con 11 y Fabaceae con 10; entre las menos diversas estan Oleaceae y Liliaceae que contienen 1 o 2 respectivamente.
Largest families in the flora were the Asteraceae and Cyperaceae, each with 127 species and the Poaceae with l00 species.
Key words: Moquinia kingii, Asteraceae, trypanocidal activity, antimicrobial activity
The genus is placed in the family Asteraceae (the daisies, also once known as the Compositae).
Several central Texas winter annual Asteraceae produce seeds that are dormant when produced, while seeds of Pyrrhopappus multicaulis (Texas dandelion) another winter annual lack dormancy (Baskin et al.