Sorbus busambarensis (Rosaceae), a new endemic species of Sicily

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Sorbus busambarensis, a new species from Rocca Busambra (Palermo, NW Sicily), is described and named. On the basis of the critical features of its flowers, fruits and leaves it is a member of S. sect. Aria and is related to the other taxa that form the polymorphic group of S. aria, which in Sicily is represented by S. aria s. str., S. graeca and S. madoniensis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)338-344
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2012


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Plant Science

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