A new subspecies of Centaurea cassia (Asteraceae) from Turkey

Dinc M., DURAN A., Bilgili B.

BIOLOGIA, cilt.64, sa.5, ss.898-901, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 64 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.2478/s11756-009-0172-x
  • Dergi Adı: BIOLOGIA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.898-901


A new subspecies in sect. Jacea (Mill.) DC., Centaurea cassia Boiss. subsp. dumanii M. Din double dagger, A. Duran & B. Bilgili subsp. nov., collected by the authors from South Anatolia, is described and illustrated. The new subspecies is restricted to Abies cilicica (Ant. & Kotschy) Carr. subsp. cilicica forest above Goller YaylasA +/- (C6 Adana-Kozan). Diagnostic morphological characters from C. cassia subsp. cassia are discussed. The ecology, biogeography and conservation status of the new taxon are also presented.