Bornmuellerantha alshehbaziana (Orobanchaceae), a New Species from Turkey

Donmez A. A. , MUTLU B.

NOVON, cilt.20, sa.3, ss.265-267, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 20 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3417/2008110
  • Dergi Adı: NOVON
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.265-267


Bornmutellerantha alshehbaziana Donmez & Mutlu (Orobanchaceae), a hemiparasitic plant from Cigdem Mountain, An Province, Turkey, is described and illustrated. It is the second species in the previously monospecific Bornmuellerantha Rothm. Morphological comparison and distinguishing characters are given. The new species is a smaller plant, has smaller flowers, and is found on high mountain slopes, in comparison to the generitype, B. aucheri (Boiss.) Bothm Bornmuellerantha alshehbaziana is also contrasted with species of the related genus Odontites Ludw. The IUCN Red List category of Critically Endangered (CR) is proposed for the new species.