A new species of Echinops (Asteraceae) from Turkey

VURAL C. , Biter M. K. , DADANDI M. Y.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY, vol.34, no.6, pp.513-519, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/bot.0909.171
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY
  • Page Numbers: pp.513-519
  • Keywords: Compositae, Echinops, pollen taxonomy


Echinops dumanii C Vural is described and illustrated from Adana province, South Anatolia, Turkey It is considered to be endemic to Turkey The morphological differences from the closely related species Echinops phaeocephalus Hand Mazz are discussed The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) threat category and observations on the ecology of the populations are noted The geographical distribution of the new species is mapped