A new species of Silene (Caryophyllaceae) from East Anatolia (Turkey): Silene gevasica Hamzaoglu sp nova

Hamzaoglu E., Koc M., BUDAK Ü.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY, vol.35, no.1, pp.67-70, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/bot-1001-291
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY
  • Page Numbers: pp.67-70


Silene gevasica Hamzaoglu sp. nova is described as a new species from Gevas district (Van province). The specimen was collected from calcareous rocks, at an altitude between 2100 and 2200 m from Artos mountain. The new species is similar to Silene araratica Schischk. The differences between these 2 taxa are discussed.