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.
Auriculatae, Van, Silene, systematics, taxonomy
HAMZAOĞLU, ERGİN; KOÇ, MURAT; and BUDAK, ÜMİT
"A new species of Silene (Caryophyllaceae) from East Anatolia (Turkey): Silene gevasica Hamzaoğlu sp. nova,"
Turkish Journal of Botany: Vol. 35:
1, Article 7.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/botany/vol35/iss1/7