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Oct
2008
A new species of Pastinaca L. in Turkey
New Species | Magnoliopsida

Pastinaca yildizii T. Dirmenci (Apiaceae) was described by Kazdagi of Balikesir province in Turkey.

Genus Pastinaca L. is a small genus with only 14 taxa, distributed in Asia and Europe.

Pastinaca yildzii is a biennial or perennial species. The stem is much branched, 30-60 cm. The leaves are arranged rosettes. Umbela blossom type, willing terminal on the stem and branches. Flowers pedicel.Sepa absent. Purple petals, 5 stamens. Fruit, oblong to ovat, rough surface. And blooms from June to September build.

Habitat limestone, near forests of Pinus nigra and alpine steppe, 1500-1700 m.

Pastinaca yildizii is endemic in Kazdagi-Bahkesir, in the west of Anatolia and the Mediterranean. Number of copies is around 500-600.

Pastinaca yildizii is dedicated to Prof. Dr. Bayram Yildiz.

Source www3.interscience.wiley.com

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