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7 December 2013 Rediscovery of the endemic Scrophularia exilis (Scrophulariaceae) in the Crimean Mountains and comments on its taxonomic status
Alexander V. Fateryga, Lubov E. Ryff, Alexander R. Nikiforov, Sergey A. Svirin
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Scrophularia exilis, known only from the type gathering in 1929 and a possible second report in 1969, has been rediscovered. The species was found in its type locality and additionally in another locality 5.6 km further west. Scrophularia exilis is regarded here as a Crimean endemic, not as a synonym of S. heterophylla subsp. laciniata. Diagnostic characters of S. exilis and its differences from S. heterophylla subsp. laciniata are given. The phytocoenotic characteristics of the habitats of the species are presented. An updated key to the species of Crimean Scrophularia is provided.

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Alexander V. Fateryga, Lubov E. Ryff, Alexander R. Nikiforov, and Sergey A. Svirin "Rediscovery of the endemic Scrophularia exilis (Scrophulariaceae) in the Crimean Mountains and comments on its taxonomic status," Willdenowia 43(2), 251-256, (7 December 2013).
Published: 7 December 2013

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