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Twelve new native Taraxacum species from the Nordic countries

Author:
Øllgaard, Hans
Source:
Nordic journal of botany 2015 v.33 no.1 pp. 1-33
ISSN:
0107-055X
Subject:
Taraxacum, new species, plant taxonomy, Scandinavia
Abstract:
Eleven native Taraxacum species from Norden are described as new: T. acutilimbatum, T. frondatum, T. latulum, T. thorvaldii, T. wendtii and T. wessbergii (all in T. sect. Erythrosperma), T. danicum (sect. Palustria), T. conspersum and T. lentiginosum (sect. Naevosa), T. pietii‐oosterveldii (sect. Celtica) and T. ovillum (sect. Spectabilia). They are compared with morphologically similar species, and their ecological preferences are outlined. Known distribution areas and lists of paratypes are given. Taraxacum polyschistum Dahlst. forma oelandicum G. E. Haglund (sect. Erythrosperma) is given status of species.
Agid:
1322508