Hieracium attenboroughianum (Asteraceae), a new species of hawkweed

  title={Hieracium attenboroughianum (Asteraceae), a new species of hawkweed},
  author={T. Rich},
  journal={New Journal of Botany},
  pages={172 - 175}
  • T. Rich
  • Published 2014
  • Biology
  • New Journal of Botany
  • Abstract Hieracium attenboroughianum is described from the Brecon Beacons, Wales. It is a member of the H. britannicum group in Hieracium section Stelligera Zahn, related to H. britannicoides P. D. Sell but differing in cupped, dark green leaves and sparse, medium simple eglandular hairs and many glandular hairs on the involucral bracts. About 300 plants occur on Old Red Sandstone mountain ledges on Cribyn (V.c. 42). It is named after David Attenborough. It is classified under the IUCN Threat… CONTINUE READING
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