A new species of Eryngium (Apiaceae) from Turkey: Eryngium babadaghensis Türkiye'den Eryngium'un (Apiaceae) yeni bir türü: Eryngium babadaghensis

Genc G., Urusak E., Woerz A.

Turkish Journal of Botany, vol.36, no.1, pp.1-8, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/bot-1006-6
  • Journal Name: Turkish Journal of Botany
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-8
  • Keywords: Eryngium, Saniculoideae, Apiaceae, new species, Turkey, NICKEL, BRASSICACEAE, BORNMUELLERA, GENERA
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Eryngium babadaghensis G.Ecevit-Genç, E.Akali{dotless}n & A.Wörz sp. nova (Apiaceae, Saniculoideae) is described as a new species from the Babadaǧ (Fethiye-Muǧla) in south-west Turkey. The new species is closely related to E. kotschyi Boiss., which is endemic to Turkey. A Latin diagnosis; taxonomic descriptions; photos of the holotype, fruit, and transverse sections of the basal leaves, peduncles, and fruits; and scanning electron microscope (SEM) images of the calyx and surface of the scales on the mericarp of the new species are presented. The geographical distribution of the new species and E. kotschyi are mapped. Diagnostic characters of E. babadaghensis and E. kotschyi are presented with photos and in a table. © TÜBİTAK.