A new species from Turkey, Silene bilgilii (Caryophyllaceae)

Guner E. , DUMAN H.

PHYTOTAXA, vol.246, no.4, pp.293-299, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 246 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.11646/phytotaxa.246.4.5
  • Title of Journal : PHYTOTAXA
  • Page Numbers: pp.293-299
  • Keywords: new species, Silene, taxonomy, Turkey, TAXONOMIC REVISION, ANATOLIA


Silene bilgilii (Caryophyllaceae) from the West Anatolia (province of Balikesir) is described as a new species. It is morphologically close to S. inclinata and S. leptoclada, from which clearly differs in indumentum, inflorescence and flowers (calyx, corolla and filaments). A distribution map, habitat and ecological remarks, conservation status, and seed micromorphology of the new species are provided.