A new species of Teucrium sect. Stachyobotrys (Lamiaceae) from the south of Turkey


Vural M., DUMAN H. , DİRMENCİ T., ÖZCAN T.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY, vol.39, no.2, pp.318-325, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/bot-1403-50
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY
  • Page Numbers: pp.318-325
  • Keywords: Adana, Aladag, endemic, Kayseri, Nigde, Teucrium, Turkey, RECORD, FLORA

Abstract

A new species of Teucrium L., Teucrium aladagense Vural & H. Duman, is described from Aladag mountain, located in Adana, Kayseri, and Nigde provinces in Turkey. The species belongs to Teucrium L. sect. Stachyobotrys Benth. A description, distribution map, habitat, information on trichome morphology, and the threatened category of the species are provided. The differences between the new species and its allies T. lamiifolium d'Urv s.l. and T. hircanicum L. are discussed, and an identification key is provided for the identification of similar taxa.