Morphological and Molecular Evidence for a New Species of Dianthus (Caryophyllaceae) from Turkey

Koç M.

Phytotaxa, vol.439, no.1, pp.56-66, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 439 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Title of Journal : Phytotaxa
  • Page Numbers: pp.56-66


The Flora of Turkey includes 88 Dianthus taxa. Some interesting populations belonging were observed in the Sivas province

(C-Turkey). On the basis of both morphological and molecural investigations the Sivas population was here described as a

new species for the science, named Dianthus hamzaoglui. A diagnosis, detailed description, distribution area, habitat, and

IUCN assessment, as well as original photos were provided, as well as a comparison with the related D. burdurensis.