In Turkey the genus Dianthus consists in 71 species, two subspecies and 12 varieties (Reeve, 1967, Davis, Mill & Tan, 1988; Guner et al., 2000; Menemeni & Hamzaoglu, 2000; Aytaç & Duman, 2004).
In 2005, the author discovered a population of Dianthus Erciyes mountains during a trip to collect the endemic species.
Mount Erciyes is located on the border with the province of Kayseri. The altitude of these mountains is between 1050 and 3917 m. Mount Erciyes is an important floristic areas in Turkey.
Dianthus aytachii is a perennial species, forming dense clumps. Floral stem erect, 0,55-6,5 cm neramificata. Funzele basal linear until lanceolata, acute edges Chile. The leaves are very small strains. Calyx purple, cylindrical, acute. Corola white or pale pink, red or yellow crenulat-Dent, ovata. 10 stamens. Capsule ovata-oblong, four-valve dehiscence. Seeds ellipsoidal.
Blooms from August to realize in September.
This species is named in honor of Dr. Zeki Aytac.
Allium brussalisii (Aliaceae), new species from Greece
Allium croaticum Bogdanovic Brullo, Mitic and Salmeri sp.nov. in Croatia
Actinotus periculosus (Apiaceae), new perennial species in Australia
Psidium araucanum is a new species discovered in southern Brazil
Genus Psidium L. is characterized by simple leaves, opposite, with nervatiune Pinata, flower solitary, axillary or Raceme small, large number of stamens arranged in spiral, ovary inferior.
Nigella sativa L.
Nigella sativa - annual species, native to the Mediterranean, the Balkans, Asia Minor, Caucasus, western Asia, India and North Africa.
It was used by Greeks to treat congestion agipteni and nose, toothaches, headaches, abdominal pains, rheumatism, and as a diuretic.
Helianthemum nummularium - Rock Rose
Scientific name, Helianthemum numularium, derived from the Greek Helios = sun and the Latin word indicating the currency, numumus = currency, because the flowers that sparkle in sunlight like a golden coin.
Herbaceous annual or perennial. Strain decumbenta - upward, often is wood based. Leaves alternate, entire or pinnate-sectors. Capital solitary and axillary. Involucre with bractei placed on 2-3 lines. Flowers tubular, orange. Ligula sterile flowers, yellow-orange, top with 4 teeth. Receptacle convex or flat. Acorn obovoide, densely-hairy.
Pimenta racemosa (Mill.) JWMoore
Shrub or small tree, 7.5-15 m high; ritidom thin, scaly, producing a scaly trunk. Leaves pungent rum, obovata to elliptic, 3-15 x 1.2-7.5 cm, acute to round at the narrow top, coriacee.