GUTIERREZ Diego German
Asteraceae type material of Carlos L. Spegazzini in the Museo de La Plata Herbarium (LP), Argentina
KATINAS, L.; GUTIÉRREZ, D. G.; TORRES ROBLES, S. S.
The Swedish Museum of Natural History
Lugar: Stockholm; Año: 2001 vol. 36 p. 31 - 68
A catalogue of the Asteraceae type material of Carlos Luis Spegazzini (1858-1926) deposited in Herbarium of Museo de La Plata (LP), Argentina, is presented. Spegazzini and collaborators collected extensively in Argentina, mainly Patagonia. As a result of these expeditions, Spegazzinis collection of types reaches ca. 700 specimens from which 77 belong to Asterceae with 68 of them deposited in LP herbarium. The treatment includes a list of the original or new names arranged alphabetically, the current names with authors, the exsiccata followed by the type category, the original citation or protologue, and all observations considered interesting or relevent. In addition, a list of specimens that were not found in LP, and a list of the numbers of Spegazzinis herbarium (LPS) arranged from the lowest to the highest values with their corresponding name of taxa are given.