A new species, Taraxacum siphonanthum X.D. SUN, GE XUEJUN, KIRSCHNER & STEP
ANEK is described from Nei Mongol, NE China. The species is intermediate be
tween sections Mongolica and Borealia, although in most characters it is cl
oser to the former. It is an apomictic species with tubular florets; these
and other similar characters in Taraxacum are discussed.