Hieracium elizabethae-reginae (Asteraceae), a new English species of hawkweed named after Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Keywords:Endemic, England, Gloucestershire
Hieracium elizabethae-reginae sp. nov. is named in honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. It is a member of Hieracium section Hieracium distinguished by its glaucous rosette leaves, partly-stylose capitula and the absence of simple hairs on the bracts. About 500 plants are known in two sites on calcareous grassland in Gloucestershire, England. It is IUCN Threat Category ‘Endangered’.
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