Valerianella turcica (Caprifoliaceae), a new species from Turkey

Dogru-Koca A. , Zare G. , Çeçen O.

PHYTOTAXA, vol.272, no.2, pp.157-164, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 272 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.11646/phytotaxa.272.2.7
  • Title of Journal : PHYTOTAXA
  • Page Numbers: pp.157-164


Valerianella turcica, a new species from central Anatolia, Turkey, is described and illustrated. Morphologically, this new species is characterized by the combination of an inflated and regularly 6-lobed fruiting calyx with erect, triangular, aristate, and hooked lobes. Additional details on its geographical distribution, conservation status, and comparisons to related species are also provided.