A new subspecies of Astragalus (Section Caprini DC. Fabaceae) from Turkey


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Akpulat H. A. , Celik N.

BOTANICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY, vol.155, no.2, pp.227-230, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 155 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1095-8339.2007.00686.x
  • Title of Journal : BOTANICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY
  • Page Numbers: pp.227-230

Abstract

A new record of Astragalus pinetorum Boiss. in Turkey is described as a new subspecies, A. pinetorum Boiss. ssp. multifoliatus Akpulat & Celik. The diagnostic characters, description, detailed illustrations, and taxonomic comments are presented. Its characteristics are compared with those of the three related subspecies of A. pinetorum. The geographical distribution of A. pinetorum ssp. multifoliatus is mapped. The World Conservation Union (IUCN) threatened category and observations on the population are noted. (c) 2007 The Linnean Society of London.