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Published: 2023-03-07
Page range: 293–297
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A new species in Hieracium sect. Alpina (Asteraceae) from the Eastern Carpathians in Romania

Pedagogical University of Cracow, Institute of Biology and Earth Sciences, Podchorążych 2, 30-084 Kraków, Poland
Eudicots apomictic plant Europe Ciucaş Mountains Hieracium Carpathians taxonomy


Hieracium ciucasense is a new, apomictic species described from the Ciucaş Mountains in the Eastern Carpathians, Romania. It belongs to the H. pietroszense aggregate comprising taxa of presumably hybrid origin between H. alpinum L. and H. bifidum s. lat. The new species is illustrated with photographs of the holotype and living plants; it differs from the other taxa of the H. pietroszense aggregate in the Carpathians in that the leaves are brown-purple spotted. The distribution of the H. pietroszense aggregate in the Carpathians is mapped.


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