Contributions to the genus Taraxacum (Asteraceae) five new species records for the flora of Turkey

Gurdal B. , Kirschner J., Stepanek J., Ozhatay N.

PLANT BIOSYSTEMS, vol.152, no.4, pp.873-879, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 152 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/11263504.2017.1359212
  • Title of Journal : PLANT BIOSYSTEMS
  • Page Numbers: pp.873-879


Five Taraxacum species are recorded for the first time for the flora of Turkey: T. caudatuliforme (sect. Taraxacum), T. erythrospermum (sect. Erythrosperma), T. fascinans (sect. Palustria), T. oblongatum (sect. Taraxacum) and T. darbandense (sect. Erythrocarpa). Descriptions, distributions in Turkey and photographs are provided. Chromosome numbers were counted, and for T. erythrospermum (2n=16), T. oblongatum (2n=24) and T. caudatuliforme (2n=24), the latter is reported for the first time.