genus Baccharis


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Noun1.genus Baccharis - shrubs of western hemisphere often having honey-scented flowers followed by silky thistlelike heads of tiny fruitsgenus Baccharis - shrubs of western hemisphere often having honey-scented flowers followed by silky thistlelike heads of tiny fruits; often used for erosion control
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
Baccharis halimifolia, consumption weed, cotton-seed tree, groundsel bush, groundsel tree - a shrub of salt marshes of eastern and south central North America and West Indies; fruit is surrounded with white plumelike hairy tufts
Baccharis viminea, mule fat - California shrub with slender leafy shoots that are important browse for mule deer
Baccharis pilularis, chaparral broom, coyote brush, coyote bush, kidney wort - widely spreading evergreen shrub of southwestern United States with flower heads in a leafy panicle
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Among Asteraceae, the genus Baccharis had the highest number of species (7) associated with galling insects and displayed the highest number of gall morphotypes (16).
The largest American genus Baccharis (Asteraceae) includes about 400 species.
Interestingly, only 4 host plant records for Neotropical Lycaenidae involving the highly diversified genus Baccharis were available, all these in Eumaeini: Baccharis punctulata DC for Rekoa palegon (Cramer, 1780) (Monteiro 1991), Baccharis sp.