A new species of Silene (Caryophyllaceae) from Turkey

Hamzaoglu, Ergin; Aksoy, Ahmet; Budak, Umit
January 2010
Turkish Journal of Botany;2010, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p47
Academic Journal
Silene bayburtensis Hamzaoglu & Aksoy sp. nov. is described as a new species from Bayburt province (Turkey). The specimen was collected on a calcareous steppe, in 2 localities, at an altitude between 1700 and 1750 m. The new species is similar to Silene pharnaceifolia Fenzl. The differences between the species are discussed.


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