Conservation of Britain’s biodiversity: distribution and status of the Welsh endemic Hieracium apheles, Hepste hawkweed (Asteraceae)
Keywords:Critically endangered, IUCN threat status, lectotype, Wales
The conservation status of Hieracium apheles P. D. Sell (Asteraceae), Hepste hawkweed has been assessed. A lectotype for the basionym H. septentrionale Arv.-Touv. var. simplex Ley has been designated. It is a rare endemic restricted to the Hepste Glen in the Brecon Beacons (v.c. 42), Wales. Only one population of five plants is known it is assessed as ‘Critically Endangered’ under IUCN (2001) threat criteria.
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