Journal of
Plant Breeding and Crop Science

  • Abbreviation: J. Plant Breed. Crop Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9758
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPBCS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 421

Short Communication

Galinsoga ciliata (RAF.) S. F. Blake (Asteraceae): A new species for the flora of Macedonia

Agim Haziri1*, Fadil Millaku2, Ferat Rexhepi2 and Elez Krasniqi2
  1State University of Tetova, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology, Rr. Ilindenit, 1200 Tetovo, Macedonia. 2University of Pristina, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology, Rr. Nëna Terezë, 10000 Pristina, Kosovo.  
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  •  Accepted: 16 July 2009
  •  Published: 30 September 2009



Galinsoga ciliata (Raf.) S. F. Blake (Asteraceae) is recorded for the first time for the flora of Macedonia. Genus Galinsoga Ruiz and Pavon in Macedonia is represented with the unique species Galinsoga parviflora Cav. During the research of this genus in Macedonia, another new species, G. ciliata (Raf.) S.F. Blake, was recognized which represents a new species for Macedonian flora.Examined specimens: Macedonia: Upper part of the Polog velley: 546 m, 41º 48' N, 20º 55' E, 14 September 2008, A. Haziri and F. Millaku.


Key words: Galinsoga, new record, Asteraceae, Macedonia.