Turkish Journal of BotanyAllium shirnakiense, sect. Melanocrommyum (Liliaceae), a new species from South-eastern Turkey
1Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Arts, Bingöl University, Bingöl - TURKEY
2Health Care Profesional School, Hakkari University, Hakkari - TURKEY
Abstract: Allium shirnakiense L.Behçet & Rüstemoğlu sp. nova (sect. Melanocrommyum Webb & Berth.) is described as a species new to science on the basis of material collected from Şırnak Province. Morphologically, it is related to A. rhetoreanum Nab., which is an species endemic to South-eastern Turkey. A diagnosis, a taxonomic description, and some illustrations are given.
Key words: Allium, taxonomy, Şırnak, Southeast Anatolia, Turkey
Turk. J. Bot., 36, (2012), 450-454.
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