Bellevalia pseudolongipes sp nov (Asparagaceae): a new species from southeastern Anatolia, Turkey

Karabacak O., YILDIRIM H. , Martin E.

PHYTOTAXA, vol.188, no.4, pp.209-217, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 188 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.11646/phytotaxa.188.4.3
  • Title of Journal : PHYTOTAXA
  • Page Numbers: pp.209-217


Bellevalia pseudolongipes (Asparagaceae) is described and illustrated as a new species from Siirt province in South Eastern Anatolia, Turkey. Diagnostic morphological characters, a full description and detailed illustrations are provided. It is morphologically similar to B. longipes but easily differs in both several morphological characters and chromosome number. The somatic chromosome number was determined as 2n = 12 in B. pseudolongipes.