A new species of Silene (Caryophyllaceae) from East Anatolia (Turkey): Silene gevasica Hamzaoglu sp nova


Hamzaoglu E., Koc M., Budak U.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY, vol.35, no.1, pp.67-70, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/bot-1001-291
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.67-70
  • Keywords: Auriculatae, Van, Silene, systematics, taxonomy, SOUTH ANATOLIA, L. CARYOPHYLLACEAE, TAXA

Abstract

Silene gevasica Hamzaoglu sp. nova is described as a new species from Gevas district (Van province). The specimen was collected from calcareous rocks, at an altitude between 2100 and 2200 m from Artos mountain. The new species is similar to Silene araratica Schischk. The differences between these 2 taxa are discussed.