Allium pervariensis, sect. Allium (Amaryllidaceae), a new species from Siirt Turkey

Fırat M., Koyuncu M., Ekşi G.

Plant Biosystems, vol.152, no.3, pp.305-310, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 152 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/11263504.2016.1271051
  • Journal Name: Plant Biosystems
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.305-310
  • Keywords: Allium, new taxa, Siirt, Turkey
  • Istanbul Medipol University Affiliated: No


Allium pervariensis, a new species of sect. Allium, is described and illustrated from southeastern Anatolia, Turkey. It is a narrowly distributed geophyte in Siirt Province and its closest relatives are A. pustulosum Boiss. & Hausskn, A. karyeteini Post, but it is clearly differentiated due to outer tunic, perigon, pedicel, leaf and filament, and bracteoles characteristics. In this study, a comprehensive description, detailed illustration of A. pervariensis and distribution map, identification key are provided for A. pervariensis and related taxa.