An undescribed species of Acantholimon Boiss. sect. Staticopsis (Plumbaginaceae) from Turkey, with some notes on its ecology, conservation status, and relationships


Dogan M., Akaydin G.

ISRAEL JOURNAL OF PLANT SCIENCES, cilt.51, ss.231-236, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 51 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2003
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1560/nugh-we3x-6f8p-6nt5
  • Dergi Adı: ISRAEL JOURNAL OF PLANT SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.231-236

Özet

A new species, Acantholimon turcicum Dogan & Akaydin (Plumbaginaceae), is described and illustrated. The species grows on calcareous mountain scree in Astragalus spp. steppe on Hazar Mountain above Sivrice (B7 Elazig). Diagnostic morphological characteristics from the closely related species are discussed and conservation status of the species is given, along with a discussion dealing with its taxonomic relationships. A revised key to the Acantholimon species with circinnate leaf basis is also provided for the species found in Turkey.