Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid, Vol 59, No 2 (2001)

A new species of Gentianella (Gentianaceae) from the Sistema Ibérico mountain range

Gustavo Renobales
Universidad del País Vasco, Spain

Carlos Fabregat Llueca
Generalitat Valenciana, Servicios Territoriales de Medio Ambiente, Spain

Silvia López Udias
Jardín Botánico de Valencia, Spain


Gentianella hispanica López Udias, Fabregat & Renob., a new species from a few localities in the Sierras of Albarracín and Zafrilla, in the center of Spain (Cuenca, Guadalajara and Teruel provinces), is described. Its morphology and ecology are described and compared to those of the two taxa believed to be the closest to it, G. ramosa (Hegetschw.) Holub, from the Alps, and G. bulgarica (Velen.) Holub, from eastern Europe. A latin description and diagnosis as well as original iconography are provided.


conservation; ecology; endemism; Spain; new species; Gentianaceae; Gentianella; morphology; Iberian Península; taxonomy

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