Spiraea cudidaghense: a new species from south-eastern Anatolia, Turkey


Fırat M. , AKSOY N.

JOURNAL OF FORESTRY RESEARCH, cilt.29, ss.1751-1756, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 29 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s11676-017-0563-8
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF FORESTRY RESEARCH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1751-1756

Özet

A new species, Spiraea cudidaghense (sect. Spiraeoideae, Rosaceae), is described and illustrated with diagnostic characters and taxonomic comments. Its characteristics are compared with those of the type species from which it differs mainly in compound corymbs inflorescence, ovate-obovate leaves, white petals, glabrous branches and densely pilose corymbs. In addition, a map of the geographic distribution of the new species, an IUCN ranking and notes on taxonomic affinities are also provided.