Silene bayburtensis Hamzaoğlu & Aksoy sp. nov. is described as a new species from Bayburt province (Turkey). The specimen was collected on a calcareous steppe, in 2 localities, at an altitude between 1700 and 1750 m. The new species is similar to Silene pharnaceifolia Fenzl. The differences between the species are discussed.
Bayburt, Caespitosae, Silene, systematics, taxonomy
HAMZAOĞLU, ERGİN; AKSOY, AHMET; and BUDAK, ÜMİT
"A new species of Silene (Caryophyllaceae) from Turkey,"
Turkish Journal of Botany: Vol. 34:
1, Article 6.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/botany/vol34/iss1/6