Conyza feae

Conyza feae is a species of aster flowers that belong to the family Asteraceae. The species is endemic to Cape Verde.[2] It is listed as an endangered plant by the IUCN.[1] First described as Nidorella feae, it was placed in the genus Conyza by Hiram Wild in 1969. The spceific name feae refers to the Italian naturalist Leonardo Fea. Its local name is losna-brabo[3] or losna-bravo. The plant plays a role in traditional medicine.[4]

Conyza feae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Conyza
Species:
C. feae
Binomial name
Conyza feae
(Bég) Wild, 1969
Synonyms
  • Nidorella feae Bég.
  • Nidorella nobrei A.Chev.
  • Nidorella vogelii Lowe ms.

Distribution and ecology

Conyza feae occurs in the islands of Santo Antão, São Vicente, Santiago, São Nicolau, Fogo and Brava.[2]

References

  1. Catarino, S.; Duarte, M.C. & Romeiras, M.M. (2017). "Conyza feae". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: e.T107423912A107468097. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T107423912A107468097.en. Retrieved 24 January 2019.
  2. Oromí, Martín, Zurita & Cabrera, 2005 : Lista preliminar de especies silvestres de Cabo Verde: Hongos, Plantas y Animales Terrestres. Gobierno de Canarias, Consejería de Medio Ambiente y Ordenación Territorial, p. 41
  3. Plantas endémicas e arvores indígenas de Cabo Verde
  4. Gomes, A.; Vasconcelos, T. & Almeida, H. (2008). "Plantas na medicina tradicional de Cabo Verde" [Medicinal Traditional Plants in Cape Verde] (PDF) (in Portuguese). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-03-29. Retrieved 2016-11-04.
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