A new Onosma (Boraginaceae) species from southern Anatolia, Turkey

AYTAÇ Z. , Turkmen Z.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY, vol.35, no.3, pp.269-274, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/bot-1002-65
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY
  • Page Numbers: pp.269-274


Onosma aksoyii Aytac & Turkmen sp. nova (Sect. Haplotricha H.Riedl, Boraginaceae) is described and illustrated as a new species. It grows in a Pin us nigra forest on serpentine rocks in Southern Anatolia (Konya province). Diagnostic characters of related species are compared and discussed. The characteristic features of pollen, stomata structure, and hairs were studied using a scanning electron microscope. The distribution map of this new species is presented.