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Chevreulia Cass., Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris 1817: 69 (1817).

Leucopodum Gardner, London J. Bot. 4: 124 (1845). Type: Leucopodum campestre Gardner = Chevreulia acuminata Less.

Type: Xeranthemum caespitosum Thouars = Chevreulia sarmentosa (Pers.) S. F. Blake

Key to species

Leaves oblong-lanceolate, apices acuminate, evenly distributed along stems C. acuminata

Leaves spathulate, apices obtuse, leaves in a rosette C. sarmentosa

Chevreulia acuminata Less., Linnaea 5: 360 (1830). Types: Beyrich legit in collibus siccis montium Serra dos Orgos pr. Rio Janeiro Jan. 1828. Sellow misit e Brasilia. (v. sp. s. ∞.) Syntypes: B.

Chevreulia filiformis Hook. & Arn., Companion Bot. Mag. 1(No. 4): 102 (1835). Type: St. Catherines, South Brazil. Tweedie. Holotype: GL (according to Dillon & Sagstegui, 1991: 22). Note: There is a good specimen at K, ex Herb. Hookerianum that probably should be considered the holotype.

Leucopodum campestre Gardner, London J. Bot. 4: 124 (1845). Type: Hab. Open grassy places, Organ Mountains, at an elevation of about 3500 feet. Fl. March.á'' [Gardner] 5787. Note: Bentham (in Gardner, 1845: 124) added the following footnote after the collection number: There is some mistake in this No., as 5787 is properly described above as a new Erigeron. The present plant may perhaps be 5788, of which I have no specimen. G.B.

Chevreulia longipes Wedd., Chloris Andina 1: 157 (1856). Type: charmante petite plante que jai rencontre dans la collection faite par M. Claude Gay, dans le d partement de Cuzco. Hab. In Peruvia! (Gay). Holotype: P.

*Chevreulea elegans Rusby, Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 4(14): 389 (1907). Type: [Bolivia:] Rather scarce in dry soil along roadsides. Coripata, Yungas, March 20, 1894. ([Bang] No. 2100.). Holotype: US; isotypes: K, US.

Argentina, Bolivia (La Paz), Brazil, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay.

Jate kaa mir (Freire, 1998); Yate ca miri (Freire et al., 2006).

*Chevreulia elegans Rusby, Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 4(14): 389 (1907) = Chevreulia acuminata Less.

Chevreulia filiformis Hook. & Arn., Companion Bot. Mag. 1(No. 4): 102 (1835) = Chevreulia acuminata Less.

Chevreulia longipes Wedd., Chloris Andina 1: 157 (1856) = Chevreulia acuminata Less.

*Chevreulia sarmentosa (Pers.) S. F. Blake, Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 38: 85 (1925).

Tussilago ? sarmentosa Pers., Syn. Pl. 2: 456 (1807). Type: Hab. in Monte-Video, et in ins. Tristan dAnguna. Aubert. ...

Xeranthemum cespitosum Thouars, Esquisse Fl. Tristan dAcugna: 39, t 8 (1808); re-issued/reproduced in Mlange de botanique et des voyages, ... (1811), with the same pagination and plates. Type: not cited. Note: Du Petit-Thouars had clearly seen the plant as he noted Quoiqué''il soit assez commun, je nai pu rencentrer sa fleur au moment de son panouissement.

Gnaphalium calycinum Poir., Encycl. Suppl. 2: 807 (3 July 1812). Type: é''Cette plante crot Buenos-Ayres, o elle a t recueillie par Commerson. 0 ? (V. s. in herb. Desfont.) Holotype: ?P.

Chevreulia stolonifera Cass., Dict. Sci. Nat. 8: 517 (1817), nom. illegit. pro é''Chaptalia sarmentosa, Pers. Syn. 2, 456 Note: Persoons name was placed in Tussilago [sect.] Chaptalia; Cassini definitely wrote Chaptalia, not Tussilago!

Leria caespitosa (Thouars) Spreng., Syst. Veg., ed. 16, 3: 502 (1826).

Chevreulia thouarsii Remy in Gay, Hist. Chile, Bot. 3: 332 (1847), nom. illegit.

Argentina, Bolivia (Tarija), Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay.

Jate kaa hat (Freire, 1998); Yate ca hata (Freire et al., 2006).

Chevreulia stolonifera Cass., Dict. Sci. Nat. 8: 516 (1817), nom. illegit. = Chevreulia sarmentosa (Pers.) S. F. Blake

Chevreulia thouarsii Remy in Gay, Hist. Chile, Bot. 3: 332 (1847) = Chevreulia sarmentosa (Pers.) S. F. Blake