Rediscovery of Gundelia purpurascens (Bornm.) Fırat (Asteraceae) rare to Kuh- Sefin Mountain, Erbil (North Iraq)

Fırat M.

acta biologica turcica, vol.35, no.4, pp.1-7, 2022 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Journal Name: acta biologica turcica
  • Journal Indexes: TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-7
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes


Gundelia purpurascens (Bornm.) Fırat is rare to Kuh-Sefin mountain “Şaqlawa and Koya/Erbil (North Iraq)

and Cudi mountain Silopi/Şırnak (Turkey). First collected in 1893 from one locality by J. Bornmüller from Schaklava

(Şaklawa) ditionis Erbil, but not collected until 2017. Recently it was recollected for the second time from its type

locality and Cudi mountain from Şırnak (Turkey). In addition to the re-expanded description, Synflorescences

normally, Bracts spiny, cephaloid (in the middle of the synflorescence), color of corolla externally and internally,

Fruit complex (disseminule) size and spines given, photos habit, habitat and distribution map of this species has been