New species of Senecio (Asteraceae, Senecioneae) from Southern Peru

Hamilton Beltrán, Arturo Granda-Paucar

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Senecio sagasteguii and Senecio qosqoensis (Asteraceae, Senecioneae), two new species from Cusco region, in southeastern Peru, are described and illustrated. Both new taxa are assigned to Senecio section Senecio series Chilenses subseries Caespitosi by its subshrubby habit and solitary or few discoid capitula. Some remarks on their possible morphological afnities, geographical distribution, and ecological preferences are supplied.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)205-210
Number of pages6
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Jul 2017


  • Asteraceae
  • Flora of Peru
  • Senecio ser. Chilenses
  • Senecio subser. Caespitosi


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