Authors: İLKER GENÇ, FATMA NERİMAN ÖZHATAY
Abstract: Allium efeae Özhatay & İ.Genç is described as a new species from northwest Anatolia. The distribution area of this species is restricted to Kıbrıscık (Bolu) and Beypazarı (Ankara). It resembles Allium lycaonicum Siehe, but differs in tepal shape and color, leaf length, and filament shape. A table comparing the diagnostic morphological characters of the new species and A. lycaonicum is provided. The diagnostic morphological characters, distribution, conservation status, and color photographs of the new species as well as its chromosome number (2n = 24) are presented.
Keywords: Allium, Melanocrommyum, new species, chromosome number, Turkey
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