Linaria qartobensis sp. nov. (Plantaginaceae) from the southern Iberian Peninsula

Gabriel Blanca, Miguel Cueto, Julián Fuentes, Llorenç Sáez, Rubén Tarifa

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© 2018 The Authors Linaria qartobensis, from southern Iberian Peninsula, is here newly described, illustrated and compared with its morphologically closest relatives from L. sect. Supinae: L. ricardoi and L. orbensis. The new species is characterized by longer calyx lobes, corolla and spur, violet corolla with yellow-orangish palate, big and globose capsule, and seeds with black and prominently white-tuberculate disc and subentire wing. Linaria qartobensis is an endemic species growing on marly deposits from the Guadalquivir river basin, in the Córdoba province (Andalusia, Spain).
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere01914
JournalNordic Journal of Botany
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2018


  • Antirrhineae
  • Iberian Peninsula
  • endemic plants
  • taxonomy

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