A new species from Turkey, Silene bilgilii (Caryophyllaceae)

Guner E. , DUMAN H.

PHYTOTAXA, cilt.246, sa.4, ss.293-299, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 246 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.11646/phytotaxa.246.4.5
  • Dergi Adı: PHYTOTAXA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.293-299


Silene bilgilii (Caryophyllaceae) from the West Anatolia (province of Balikesir) is described as a new species. It is morphologically close to S. inclinata and S. leptoclada, from which clearly differs in indumentum, inflorescence and flowers (calyx, corolla and filaments). A distribution map, habitat and ecological remarks, conservation status, and seed micromorphology of the new species are provided.