This study presents the taxonomy and threatened categories of 3 Achillea L. (Asteraceae-Anthemideae) species: A. membranacea (Labill.) DC., A. brachyphylla Boiss. & Hausskn., and A. boissieri Hausskn. ex Boiss. These species belong to sect. Babounya (DC.) O.Hoffm. and were previously placed in the data deficient (DD) category in the Red Data Book of Turkish Plants. Descriptions, localities, distribution map, and images of the species are given. Threatened categories of the species were determined as A. membranacea in VU, and A. brachyphylla and A. boissieri in EN.
Achillea, Compositae, IUCN, taxonomy
ARABACI, TURAN and YILDIZ, BAYRAM (2008) "Taxonomy and Threatened Categories of Three Achillea L. (Asteraceae-Anthemideae) Species Previously Cited in the Data Deficient (DD) Category," Turkish Journal of Botany: Vol. 32: No. 4, Article 4. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/botany/vol32/iss4/4