Emilia fosbergii Nicolson
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Asterales||Flowering plants with a central disk flower and surrounding petals, like daisies|
|Family||Asteraceae||The aster family, which also includes daisies and sunflowers; from the Greek ἀστήρ, “star,” for the star-shaped flowers|
|Species||fosbergii||After Francis Raymond Fosberg (1908-1993), one of the great plant conservationsists who was also interested in ecology, geography, geology and was a botanist for the U.S. Geological Survey and the Smithsonian Institution who specialized in the floras of California, South America and Polynesia and authored Flora of Micronesia|
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Emilia fosbergii description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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4/10/2015 · Big Cypress National Preserve Visitor Center, Florida
≈ 3 × 3" (8 × 8 cm)
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