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10 December 1999 Notes on the taxonomy of Aeonium urbicum and A. appendiculatum sp. nova (Crassulaceae)
Ángel Bañares Baudet
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Abstract

Hitherto Aeonium (sect. Leuconium) urbicum has been considered endemic to the islands of Tenerife and La Gomera (Canary Islands). A close morphological examination of the populations on both islands revealed clear differences in taxonomically significant features. These findings justify the recognition of the populations in S Tenerife as a new variety, A. urbicum var. meridionale, and the segregation of the populations on La Gomera as a new species, A. appendiculatum. The new taxa are described and illustrated, their relationships are discussed and a key to the single-stemmed taxa of A. sect. Leuconium is provided.

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Ángel Bañares Baudet "Notes on the taxonomy of Aeonium urbicum and A. appendiculatum sp. nova (Crassulaceae)," Willdenowia 29(1/2), 95-103, (10 December 1999). https://doi.org/10.3372/wi.29.2908
Published: 10 December 1999
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