Draba ancashensis is described, illustrated, and its relationship to the other species of the genus, especially the Peruvian, is discussed. A key to the 26 (17 endemic) native Peruvian species of Draba is provided to facilitate the easy determination of species. Status of two annual species of Draba is evaluated. Distribution of the species at the department level is also given.
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Two of us (aC, hT) are grateful for the financial support of Vicerrectorado de Investigación y Posgrado, universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, through FloRaM Research Group (Grant Number b17100111). Niels Valencia, Susy Castillo, Sebastían Riva, and Nilson Julcarima are thanked for their collaboration during the fieldwork. also Servicio Nacional Forestal y de Fauna Silvestre (SeRFoR, Ministry of agriculture and Irrigation, Peru) is thanked for granting the collection permit RDG N° 282-2017-SeRFoR-DGGSPFFS.