Two new species of the Andean genus Xenophyllum (Senecioneae, Compositae)

Joel Calvo, Vicki A. Funk

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Two new species of Xenophyllum are described from the Andes, X. funkianum sp. nov. from Ecuador and X. lorochaqui sp. nov. from northwestern Argentina. Both species are compared with the morphologically closest taxa and useful characters for their proper identification are provided. Detailed illustrations and distribution maps are also presented, as well as pictures of living plants when available.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)29-38
Number of pages10
StatePublished - 2020


  • Andes
  • Argentina
  • Asteraceae
  • Ecuador
  • Taxonomy
  • Werneria


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