Authors: ERGİN HAMZAOĞLU, MURAT KOÇ, ÜMİT BUDAK
Abstract: Silene gevasica Hamzaoğlu sp. nova is described as a new species from Gevaş district (Van province). The specimen was collected from calcareous rocks, at an altitude between 2100 and 2200 m from Artos mountain. The new species is similar to Silene araratica Schischk. The differences between these 2 taxa are discussed.
Keywords: Auriculatae, Van, Silene, systematics, taxonomy
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