Silene miksensis (Caryophyllaceae), a new species from eastern Anatolia

Fırat M. , YILDIZ K.

PHYTOTAXA, cilt.273, ss.283-292, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 273 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.11646/phytotaxa.273.4.4
  • Dergi Adı: PHYTOTAXA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.283-292


A new perennial species, Silene miksensis (Silene sect. Pinifolia, Caryophyllaceae), is described and illustrated from eastern Anatolia, Turkey. A morphological comparison with the morphologically similar species is given as well as the ultrastructure of the seed and pollen grains. S. miksensis is assested as a Critically Endangered species according to IUCN [criterion B2ab (iii)].