Stachys cudiensis (Lamiaceae), a new species from Şırnak province (Turkey), belonging to section Olisia

Fırat M., Güner Ö.

PHYTOTAXA, vol.570, no.1, pp.43-54, 2022 (SCI-Expanded)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 570 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.11646/phytotaxa.570.1.4
  • Journal Name: PHYTOTAXA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts
  • Page Numbers: pp.43-54
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes


A new species, Stachys cudiensis (section Olisa), is described and illustrated from Şırnak province, Turkey. The new species

morphologically resembles Stachys diversifolia, but differs in several morphological features including retrorsely pubescent

flowering stems, oblong to oblong-lanceolate bracteoles, short calyx with densely glandular hairs and sessile glands and

gibbous corolla tube and nutlet dimensions and surface properties and prolate-spheroidal pollen shape. A comprehensive

description of the new species micromorphological and palynological data are provided, including detailed photographs,

geographical distribution map, habitat structure and ecology, vernacular name and IUCN conservation status.