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Dog's Tongue

Pseudelephantopus spicatus (Juss. ex Aubl.) Rohr

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Pseudelephantopus spicatus (Dog's Tongue) is a species of shrub in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to AmazôNia, Mata Atlântica, Rio De Janeiro, Minas Gerais, Bahia, The Neotropics, Pará, SãO Paulo, and Acre (Brazil). They have simple, broad leaves and achene. Individuals can grow to 0.32 m.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Dog's-Tongue. View this species on GBIF