A new species of Minuartia (Caryophyllaceae) from northwestern Anatolia, Turkey


KOÇ M., AKSOY A., HAMZAOĞLU E.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY, vol.35, no.4, pp.337-341, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/bot-1009-96
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.337-341
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Minuartia turcica M.Koc (Caryophyllaceae) is described as a new species of sect. Minuartia. The specimens were collected from the village of Yukariciftlik in the district of Safranbolu (Karabuk Province, Turkey). The new species is similar to Minuartia leucocephaloides, but the differences between the 2 species are discussed in this paper. Descriptions and illustrations are given, as is information on the distribution and conservation status of the new species.