A new species, Gladiolus osmaniyensis Sağıroğlu (Iridaceae), is described and illustrated from South Anatolia, Turkey. G. osmaniyensis is morphologically close to G. attilae and G. atroviolaceus. The ecology and phenology of the new species as well as its etymology, conservation status, and diagnostic morphological features are discussed. In addition, the seed surfaces of the G. osmaniyensis, G. attilae, and G. atroviolaceus are examined by SEM. The geographical distribution of the new species and the morphologically related species are mapped as well.
New species, endemic, Gladiolus, Iridaceae, Turkey
SAĞIROĞLU, MEHMET and AKGÜL, GENÇAY
"Gladiolus osmaniyensis (Iridaceae), a new species from South Anatolia, Turkey,"
Turkish Journal of Botany: Vol. 38:
1, Article 4.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/botany/vol38/iss1/4