Hedysarum turcicum (Hedysareae, Fabaceae), a new species from Turkey

Koç M., Hamzaoğlu E.

Phytotaxa, vol.428, no.1, pp.1-6, 2020 (SCI-Expanded)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 428 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Journal Name: Phytotaxa
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-6
  • Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University Affiliated: Yes


Hedysarum turcicum, a new species endemic to Inner Anatolia, Turkey, is described and illustrated. The new species

belongs to sect. Multicaulia in Hedysarum (Fabaceae) and it is related to H. elegans, H. cappadocicum, and H. persicum.

Its description, images, chorology, and ecology, are provided. The diagnostic morphological characteristics, as well as a full

description, ecological characteristics, and distribution data are given.