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Issues in Biological Sciences and Pharmaceutical Research
Vol.4(2),pp.6-10 February 2016
ISSN 2350-1588
Article ID /16/BSPR009/05 pages
Available online at https://www.journalissues.org/IBSPR/
DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.15739/ibspr.16.002
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Original Research Article

Psephellus xeranthemoides (Asteraceae):  A species new to the flora of Turkey, with contributions to its taxonomy

Akın Aziret

Fırat University, Keban Vocational Schools, Department of Enviromental Protection, Keban-Elazığ/ Turkey



date Received: February 5, 2016     date Accepted: February 15, 2016     date Published: February 26, 2016


 Abstract

Psephellus xeranthemoides (Rech.f.) Wagenitz (Asteraceae) is described as a species new to the flora of Turkey. The genus Psephellus were collected from Eastern Anatolia, in the Van/Başkale province). Grow on fallow land and calcareous soils, the taxonomic position of Psephellus xeranthemoides in relation with other species, flowering and fruiting times, a detailed morphological description using capitulum photographs, a comparison of selected morphological characters between descriptions given in the type specimen and distribution map of the plant (new record) are given.


Key words: New record, Psephellus xeranthemoides, Başkale, Van, Turkey


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