Flora of Australia, volume 37: Asteraceae 1.

Flora of Australia, volume 37: Asteraceae 1. Australian Biological Resources Study.

Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing/ABRS, 2015. Octavo, colour photographs, text illustrations, maps, paperback.

**This was to be the first of three volumes covering the family Asteraceae. However from 2016, the Flora of Australia series (including the Flora of Australia Supplementary Series) will no longer be published in printed volumes.

This volume presents an introduction to the family in Australia, including a synoptic classification and keys, and treatments of all the tribes represented in Australia, with the exception of the large tribes Gnaphalieae and Astereae, which will each be the subject of a future volume in the series. Nineteen tribes, 233 genera and 518 species are treated in this volume, of which the majority are introduced (only 47 genera include native species). Asteraceae are the largest family of flowering plants, with over 1600 genera and 24,000 species found on all continents except Antarctica, and also one of the largest families in Australia, with an estimated 290 genera and 1430 species. The family is found throughout Australia, in all habitats, although scarce in rainforest.

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