Five new records of the genus Echinops (Asteraceae) from Turkey

VURAL C., Sapci H.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY, vol.36, no.2, pp.151-160, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/bot-1009-80
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY
  • Page Numbers: pp.151-160


Echinops ritrodes Bunge, E. gaillardotii Boiss., E. adenocaulos Boiss., E. chardinii Boiss. & Buhse, and E. tenuisectus Rech.f. were recorded for the first time in Turkey. The taxa are described and illustrated. Geographical distributions of the taxa are also mapped, and IUCN threat categories of the populations are discussed.