Primula subpyrenaica (Primulaceae) a new species from the Pyrenean range (south-western Europe)

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A new species in the genus Primula, P. subpyrenaica, is described from the Pyrenean range in the north-eastern Iberian Peninsula. The species belongs to P. sect. Auricula, and is related to P. auricula and P. lutea mainly on a morphological basis. However, P. subpyrenaica differs from those two species and from other related taxa by various morphological characters (non-scariose and longer bracts, fragrant leaves, yellowish or brownish when pressed). Data on its ecology, taxonomic relationships and conservation status of this narrow endemic is also provided. © 2014 Magnolia Press.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)77-89
Publication statusPublished - 24 Mar 2014


  • Endemism
  • Iberian Peninsula
  • Primulaceae
  • Pyrenees
  • Taxonomy


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