A new species of Silene (Caryophyllaceae) from Turkey

Hamzaoglu E., Aksoy A., Budak U.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY, vol.34, no.1, pp.47-50, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/bot-0901-6
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY
  • Page Numbers: pp.47-50


Silene bayburtensis Hamzaoglu & Aksoy sp. nov. is described as a new species from Bayburt province (Turkey). The specimen was collected on a calcareous steppe, in 2 localities, at an altitude between 1700 and 1750 m. The new species is similar to Silene pharnaceifolia Fenzl. The differences between the species are discussed.