A new species of Senecio (Compositae, Senecioneae) from Ecuador

JOEL CALVO CASAS, Efríain Freire

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Senecio alatopetiolatus is described as a new species from the Ecuadorian Andes on the basis of morphological characters. It is a subshrub characterized by having a scandent habit, discoid nodding capitula, middle cauline leaves with winged petioles, and an indumentum composed of glandular-hirsute and sericeous trichomes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)175-179
Number of pages5
Issue number2
StatePublished - 12 Jan 2016


  • Andes
  • Asteraceae
  • Ecuador
  • Lasiocephalus
  • Páramos

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