Authors: MEHMET UFUK ÖZBEK, HAYRİ DUMAN, FUNDA ÖZBEK, ZEKİ AYTAÇ
Abstract: Anthemis ekicii (Asteraceae) is described and illustrated as a new species from Tuz Lake in Aksaray Province in Central Anatolia. The new species belongs to the section Anthemis, and it is closely related to A. pauciloba var. pauciloba, from which it differs in stem, leaves, and capitulum features. Diagnostic characters, description, detailed illustrations, ecology, IUCN conservation status, and pollen and seed morphology are presented in this study.
Keywords: Anthemideae, Compositae, endemic, taxonomy, Tuz Lake
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