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Published: 2020-01-14

Pilosella bulgarica (Asteraceae) a new hybridogenous species from Bulgaria

Pedagogical University of Cracow, Institute of Biology, Podchorążych 2, 30-084 Kraków, Poland
Department of Plant and Fungal Diversity and Resources, Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Acad. Georgi Bonchev St., bl. 23, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria; also at: Faculty of Forestry, University of Forestry, 10 Kliment Ohridski Blvd., 1797 Sofia, Bulgaria
Balkan Peninsula chromosome number Compositae hybridization Pilosella taxonomy Eudicots

Abstract

The newly described Pilosella bulgarica combines the morphological features of P. pavichii and P. rhodopea, and grows in the subalpine habitats in the Kurudere gorge in the Triglav massif, Central Stara Planina Mountains, Bulgaria. It is illustrated with photos of the holotype (kept at SOM) and living plants in the locus classicus.