Stepánek et al
Phyton Vol. 53/1 E-Book S 15-21
Taraxacum riparium (Compositae-Cichorieae), a New Species of the S
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In: Phyton, 53 Fasc. 1 (2013), S. 15-21, with 1 figure

Key words: Taraxacum riparium spec. nova, Taraxacum sect. Palustria, Asteraceae, Compositae, Cichorieae. – Taxonomy. – Flora of Austria (Kärnten, Steiermark).


Štepánek J., Kirschner J., Kirchmeier P. & Meierott L. 2013. Taraxacum riparium (Compositae-Cichorieae), a new species of the section Palustria from Austria. – Phyton (Horn, Austria) 53 (1): 15–21, with 1 figure.

A new species of Taraxacum section Palustria was revealed in the material from Kärnten and Steiermark, Austria. The new species is described under the name T. riparium Šte?pánek, Kirschner, Kirchmeier & Meierott. It is characterized morphologically (broadly ovate outer bracts and big achenes with a long thin cone) and karyologically (2n = 24, as triploid and agamospermous). The closest taxa to be compared with the new species are T. paludosum s. str., T. bibulum, T. pseudobalticum and T. domabile. Similar leaf shape is found in T. turfosum and T. dentatum.