A new gigantic species from Turkey, Angelica turcica (Umbelliferae)


Phytotaxa, vol.245, no.1, pp.66-70, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 245 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.11646/phytotaxa.245.1.7
  • Journal Name: Phytotaxa
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.66-70
  • Keywords: Angelica purpurascens, Apiaceae, Description, Kastamonu, Taxonomy
  • Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University Affiliated: No


© 2016 Magnolia Press.A new species, Angelica turcica, is described and illustrated. It is a highly distinct species that is immediately characterized by a gigantic habit, with large leaves and inflated sheaths. In fruit shape it resembles Angelica purpurascens, which is known in Caucasia, Turkey and Iran.