Turkish Journal of BotanyA new species of Echinops (Asteraceae) from Turkey
1Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Erciyes University, 38039 Kayseri - TURKEY
2Primary schools of Manas, Turkish Ministry of National Education, Ceyhan, Adana - TURKEY
Abstract: Echinops dumanii C.Vural is described and illustrated from Adana province, South Anatolia, Turkey. It is considered to be endemic to Turkey. The morphological differences from the closely related species Echinops phaeocephalus Hand.-Mazz. are discussed. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) threat category and observations on the ecology of the populations are noted. The geographical distribution of the new species is mapped.
Key words: Compositae, Echinops, pollen, taxonomy
Turk. J. Bot., 34, (2010), 513-519.
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