Taxonomical notes on the Sicilian populations of Asperula gussonei (Rubiaceae): A. peloritana sp. nov

Cristian Brullo, Salvatore Brullo, Gian Pietro Giusso del Galdo, Leonardo Scuderi
2009 Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid  
Brullo, C., Brullo, S., Giusso del Galdo, G.P. & Scuderi, L. 2009. Taxonomical notes on the Sicilian populations of Asperula gussonei (Rubiaceae): A. peloritana sp. nov. Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 66(1): 000-000. Taxonomical investigation on Asperula gussonei, a rare Sicilian endemism, allowed us to verify that the Madonie population is well differentiated from the Mt. Scuderi one. These two populations are here treated as distinct species: A. gussonei Boiss. from Madonie and A. peloritana sp.
more » ... . peloritana sp. nov. from Mt. Scuderi. The main morphological and ecological differences between the two species are pointed out. Their iconographies and relationships with the allied species are given too.
doi:10.3989/ajbm.2180 fatcat:5ot6e2yh6rgkvini7hj2qteja4