Viraea Article Published

Thursday, January 30, 2014

The journal Vieraea has published an article by Mark Mort, Daniel Crawford and Jenny Archibald” identifying a new species from the Canary Islands. The abstract from the November 2013 journal article, "Tolpis santosii (Asteraceae: Cichorieae), a New Species from La Palma, Canary Islands" follows:

A distinctive new species, Tolpis santosii, is described from the Canary Islands. The new species is known from several collections in a humid zone near the coast of north-northeastern La Palma. In addition to morpho- logical characters such as stout stems and glabrous leaves, it is distinguish- able from T. laciniata by several molecular markers.

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