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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 152 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/11263504.2017.1359212
  • Journal Name: PLANT BIOSYSTEMS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.873-879
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


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.