NEWS 2022

Contributions to The Morphological Knowledge of Fritillaria gencensis (Liliaceae), The Proposal New Turkish Scientific Name and IUCN Category

Yakup YAPAR1, Lütfi BEHÇET1, Mehtap TEKŞEN2, Abdurrahim ÇETIN1
Bağbahçe Bilim Dergisi 9(3): 10-17 (2022)
1Bingöl Üniversitesi, Fen Edebiyat Fakültesi, Moleküler Biyoloji ve Genetik Bölümü, Bingöl, Türkiye
2Aksaray Üniversitesi, Fen Edebiyat Fakültesi, Biyoloji Bölümü, Aksaray, Türkiye

Yapar et al. 2022


Fritillaria gencensis was identified as a new species from Genç district of Bingöl province in 2019. During the botanical trips in the Genç district of Bingöl in 2021, specimens of F. gencensis were collected from the type locality and photographed. It was determined that there were some morphological differences and deficiencies in the description of F. gencensisgiven in the original publication. Considering these differences and deficiencies, the description of the species was re-prepared and presented by using new samples, A new Turkish scientific name and IUCN category were proposed for F. gencensis. In addition, a table of differences between F. genensis and related species was given.

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