Alchemilla cadinensis (Rosaceae), a new species from the pyrenees (SW Europe)

Pere Aymerich, Llorenç Sáez

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© 2015 BGBM Berlin. Alchemilla cadinensis Aymerich & L. Sáez, sp. nov. (Rosaceae) is described, illustrated and compared to morphologically close species. The new species morphologically resembles A. demissa Buser, but it is easily distinguished by several qualitative and quantitative characters in leaf shape, indumentum and fruit. The conservation status of A. cadinensis is assessed as Endangered (EN) according to IUCN Red List categories and criteria.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)435-442
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2015


  • Alchemilla
  • Alpine flora
  • Conservation
  • Endemism
  • Taxonomy


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