Taxonomic revision of Astragalus L. section Onobrychoidei DC. (Fabaceae) in Turkey


EKİCİ M., AKAN H., AYTAÇ Z.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY, vol.39, no.4, pp.708-745, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/bot-1405-41
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.708-745
  • Keywords: Anatolia, Leguminosae, systematics synonym, conspectus
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

This study concerned the taxonomic revision of Astragalus L. section Onobrychoidei DC in Turkey. The morphological, cytological, and phenological characteristics of 29 species in this section are discussed. Moreover, 11 names at specific levels are reduced to synonymy: Astragalus eskishehiricus, A. hololeucoides, A. sakaryaensis, A. phanothrix, A. canescens, A. robertianus, A. rausianus, A. tunceliensis, A. pseudovegetus, A. bingoellensis, and A. bithynicus. The conservation statuses based on the IUCN Red List categories are mentioned for endemic taxa.