Allium purpureoviride sp nov (Alliaceae) from east Anatolia, Turkey

Genc I. , Ozhatay N., Koyuncu M.

NORDIC JOURNAL OF BOTANY, vol.30, no.3, pp.333-336, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1756-1051.2011.01412.x
  • Title of Journal : NORDIC JOURNAL OF BOTANY
  • Page Numbers: pp.333-336


Allium purpureoviride M. Koyuncu & I. Genc (sect. Melanocrommyum) is described as a new species from east Anatolia, Turkey. The new species is closely related to A. rothii Zucc. from Israel and some characters of the new taxon show similarity with A. cyrilli Ten. and A. asclepiadeum Bornm. The morphological characters of the related taxa are discussed and the distribution of the taxa is mapped. The diploid chromosome number is 2n =?16.