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Three new species of Paronychia (Caryophyllaceae) from Turkey

ÜMİT BUDAK, ERGİN HAMZAOĞLU, KAMİL COŞKUNÇELEBİ, ZEYNEP TÜRKER

Abstract


On the basis of both morphological and molecular data, three new species belonging to the genus Paronychia were described from Turkey: P. aksoyii (from Tortum, Erzurum) which is related to P. saxatilis, P. kocii (from Kelkit, Erzincan) which is related to P. turcica, and P. davrazensis (from Isparta) which is related to P. pontica. Morpholgy, notes on ecology, conservation status and distribution maps are provided for each new species, as well as a morphological comparison with the related taxa is given.


Keywords


endemism, molecular data, morphology, new taxon, Paronychia, Eudicots

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.291.3.7

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ISSN 1179-3155 (print); ISSN 1179-3163 (online)

Published by Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand