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Little Ironweed

Cyanthillium cinereum (L.) H. Rob.

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Cyanthillium cinereum (Little Ironweed) is a species of shrub in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to SãO Paulo, Minas Gerais, Mata Atlântica, Rio De Janeiro, Cerrado, AmazôNia, Pará, Espirito Santo, Bahia, Pacific Basin excluding Hawaii, Caatinga, and Pernambuco. They have simple, broad leaves and achene. Flowers are visited by Allobaccha amphithoe, Frieseomelitta nigra, Dark Grass Blue, and Zizina otis riukuensis. Individuals can grow to 1.6 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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