A new infraspecific arrangement of Teucrium thymifolium (Lamiaceae), an aggregate endemic to the Iberian Peninsula

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Title: A new infraspecific arrangement of Teucrium thymifolium (Lamiaceae), an aggregate endemic to the Iberian Peninsula
Authors: Crespo, Manuel B. | Alonso-Vargas, M. Angeles | Martínez-Azorín, Mario
Research Group/s: Botánica y Conservación Vegetal
Center, Department or Service: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Ciencias Ambientales y Recursos Naturales | Universidad de Alicante. Centro Iberoamericano de la Biodiversidad
Keywords: Endemics | Labiatae | Lectotypification | Nomenclature | Taxonomy | Western Mediterranean
Knowledge Area: Botánica
Issue Date: 22-Jan-2018
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Citation: Plant Biosystems - An International Journal Dealing with all Aspects of Plant Biology. 2018, 152(5): 1079-1087. doi:10.1080/11263504.2017.1415995
Abstract: In the framework of our studies on Lamiaceae from the eastern Iberian Peninsula, for the forthcoming fourth volume of Flora valentina, a new infraspecific arrangement is proposed here for the Iberian endemic Teucrium thymifolium. Besides the type subspecies, T. thymifolium subsp. thymifolium, which is widely distributed through the eastern Iberian Peninsula, two new nomenclatural combinations are established: (i) T. thymifolium subsp. fraternum (Pau) M.B. Crespo, M.A. Alonso & Mart.-Azorín (= T. terciae), for the thermophilous populations growing in SE Murcia province, and (ii) T. thymifolium subsp. hervieri (Briq. & Debeaux) M.B. Crespo, M.A. Alonso & Mart.-Azorín, for Subbaetic inland populations from where the provinces of Albacete, Jaén and Granada come into contact. Nomenclatural types and data on distribution and ecology are reported for all accepted subspecies, including the designation of a lectotype for T. thymifolium subsp. hervieri. Furthermore, relationships of the latter to the recently described T. moleromesae Sánchez Gómez et al. are briefly discussed, both taxa being treated here in synonymy.
Sponsor: This work was supported by Generalitat Valenciana [grant numbers CONSMEDAMB4–10I, CONSMEDAMB7–09I]; and Universidad de Alicante [grant numbers ACIE 16–03, ACIE 17–01].
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/89052
ISSN: 1126-3504 (Print) | 1724-5575 (Online)
DOI: 10.1080/11263504.2017.1415995
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Rights: © 2018 Società Botanica Italiana
Peer Review: si
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.1080/11263504.2017.1415995
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