Dianthus muglensis nom. nov. and notes on D. goerkii, the correct name for D. leucophaeus var. patens (Caryophyllaceae)


PHYTOTAXA, vol.491, no.4, pp.291-296, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 491 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.11646/phytotaxa.491.4.4
  • Journal Name: PHYTOTAXA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts
  • Page Numbers: pp.291-296


Dianthus muglensis are proposed as replacement name for D. elegans var. gramineus non D. gramineus by Schur, based on morphological data and according to the Art. 53.1 of ICN. Tha name D. leucophaeus var. patens was also investigated from both nomenclatural and taxonomical points of views reaching to the conclusioon that it deserves the species rank (the correct name is D. goerkii). Expanded descriptions, as well as data about distribution, habitat, and phenology are also provided for both the studied taxa.