Six new taxa (Caryophyllaceae) from Turkey

Aytac Z., Duman H.

ANNALES BOTANICI FENNICI, vol.41, no.3, pp.213-221, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.213-221
  • Keywords: Caryophyllaceae, taxonomy, Turkey, SILENE CARYOPHYLLACEAE, CENTRAL ANATOLIA
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No


Six new taxa are described and illustrated from Turkey as new to science: Arenaria yunus-entrei Aytac & H. Duman, A. mcneillii Aytac & H. Duman, Minuartia dianthifolia (Boiss.) Hand.-Mazz. subsp. elmalia Aytac, Dianthus crinitus Sm. var. argaeus Aytac & H. Duman, Bolanthus mevlanaea Aytac, and Silene caramanica Boiss. & Heldr. var. ilarslani Aytac & Dural. Their taxonomic positions are discussed and they are compared with the closely related taxa.