Acta Biologica Turcica, vol.34, no.3, pp.128-139, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
Gundelia cappadocica Fırat sp. nov., is described as a new species and illustrated from Cappadocia
(Kapadokya) region of Turkey. From the morphological point of view, G. cappadocica appears to be similar to G.
komagenensis and G. vitekii, but from which it differs in several morphological features including general habit, plant
indumentum, colour of corolla externally and internally, size of fruit complex (disseminule). A comprehensive
description of this species are provided, including detailed photographs, geographical distribution, habitat and ecology,
vernacular name, ethnobotanical usage, including section and IUCN conservation status.