Hedysarum turcicum (Hedysareae, Fabaceae), a new species from Turkey


PHYTOTAXA, vol.428, no.1, pp.1-6, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 428 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.11646/phytotaxa.428.1.1
  • Journal Name: PHYTOTAXA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-6
  • Keywords: Hedysarum, new species, Yozgat, Inner Anatolia, Turkey, SP-NOV FABACEAE
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Hedysarum turcicum, a new species endemic to Inner Anatolia, Turkey, is described and illustrated. The new species belongs to sect. Mullicaulia in Hedysarum (Fabaceae) and it is related to H. elegans, H. cappadocicum, and H. persicum. Its description, images, chorology, and ecology, are provided. The diagnostic morphological characteristics, as well as a full description, ecological characteristics, and distribution data are given.