Cirsium handaniae (Asteraceae), a new species from Turkey


Yildiz B., Dirmenci T., ARABACI T.

ANNALES BOTANICI FENNICI, vol.46, no.3, pp.239-243, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.5735/085.046.0307
  • Title of Journal : ANNALES BOTANICI FENNICI
  • Page Numbers: pp.239-243

Abstract

Cirsium handaniae Yildiz, Dirmenci & Arabaci (Asteraceae) is described as a new species from northeastern Anatolia, Turkey. It belongs to the section Epitrachys and appears to be close to C. macrobotrys and C. lappaceum s. lato. Diagnostic characters, as well as a full description and figures are provided. Its morphological characters are discussed and compared with the related species.