Iris koyuncui (Iridaceae), a new species from Hakkari province (Turkey) belonging to subgenus Scorpiris

Fırat M.

PHYTOTAXA, cilt.263, ss.51-57, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 263 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.11646/phytotaxa.263.1.5
  • Dergi Adı: PHYTOTAXA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.51-57


Iris koyuncui, a new species of subgenus Scorpiris, is described and illustrated from Hakkari Province, Turkey. From the morphological point of view, Iris koyuncui appears to be similar to Iris pseudocaucasica Grossh., but from which it differs in several morphological features including plant height, leaf size/number and flower colour/size. A comprehensive description of this species is provided, including detailed illustrations and photographs, geographical distribution, habitat and ecology, vernacular name and IUCN conservation status.