Verbascum gimgimense (Scrophulariaceae), a new species from Mus province (Turkey)

Fırat M.

PHYTOTAXA, vol.291, no.3, pp.209-216, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 291 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.11646/phytotaxa.291.3.5
  • Journal Name: PHYTOTAXA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.209-216
  • Keywords: Endemic plants, conservation, Irano-Turanian, Verbascum sect. Bothrospermae, taxonomy, CENTRAL ANATOLIA, FLORA, IRAN
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes


Verbascum gimgimense Firat, a new species is described from Mus province, Turkey. From a morphological point of view, the new species appears to be similar to Verbascum leiocarpum, from which it differs in several morphological features including plant height, indumentum, leaf and flower size, filament hair colour, etc. A comprehensive description of the newly described species is provided, including detailed photographs, geographical distribution, habitat and ecology, vernacular name and IUCN conservation status.