Vinca ispartensis (Apocynaceae), a New Species from Turkey

Koyuncu M., Ekşi G., GENÇLER ÖZKAN A. M.

Annales Botanici Fennici, vol.52, no.5-6, pp.340-344, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 5-6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5735/085.052.0511
  • Journal Name: Annales Botanici Fennici
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.340-344
  • Istanbul Medipol University Affiliated: No


Vinca ispartensis Koyuncu and Ekşi sp. nova (Apocynaceae) is described and illustrated. It grows in calcareous, stony locations in Isparta Province (southwest Anatolia, Turkey). Vinca ispartensis is morphologically close to V. herbacea and V. soneri; the diagnostic morphological characters of the three taxa are discussed. An identification key of the genus Vinca in Turkey is provided.