Astragalus miksensis Fırat (Fabaceae), a new species in section Hymenostegis from Van province, Türkiye

Fırat M.

PHYTOTAXA, vol.641, no.2, pp.149-160, 2024 (SCI-Expanded)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 641 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2024
  • Doi Number: 10.11646/phytotaxa.641.2.6
  • Journal Name: PHYTOTAXA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts
  • Page Numbers: pp.149-160
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes


Astragalus miksensis Fırat (sect. Hymenostegis Bunge), a new species is described from Bahçesaray (Miks)/Van province,

Türkiye. The new species is morphologically similar to Astragalus zohrabi Bunge, from which it differs in several

morphological features including stipules, leaves, peduncle, indumentum, inflorescence shape, flower, ovary, fruit and seed

characters. A comprehensive description of Astragalus miksensis is provided, including detailed photographs, distribution

map, habitat and ecology, vernacular names and IUCN conservation status