We describe the new species Senecio balensis and propose a new nomenclatural combination Senecio schultzii subsp. chillaloense within the afroalpine Senecio nanus–S. schultzii complex from Ethiopia. Senecio schultzii var. lanatus is assigned to this subspecies.

Senecio, Asteraceae, Senecioneae, Ethiopia, taxonomy
Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants

Released under the CC-BY 4.0 ("Attribution") License

Naturalis journals & series

Ortiz, S, & Vivero Pol, J.L. (2005). A new species and a new combination in the afroalpine Senecio nanus – S. schultzii complex (Asteraceae, Senecioneae). Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 50(1), 191–195.