A new species is described here from the Presila in Calabria (S Italy) and named Centaurea calabra. It belongs to Centaurea sect. Phalolepis and is related to the C. deusta group, namely to C. sarfattiana. Taxonomical characteristics, distribution, and ecology of the new Centaurea are also provided.
Caruso, G., Giardina, A.S., Raimondo, F.M., & Spadaro, V. (2013). A new species of Centaurea (Asteraceae) from Calabria(S Italy). PLANT BIOSYSTEMS, 147, 844-848 [10.1080/11263504.2013.829889].