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Dedicated to Aziz Sancar

A newly published Polygala sp found in Mardin province, Turkey, has been dedicated to Prof. Aziz Sancar, a Nobel prize winner in Chemistry, 2017, who was born in Mardin as Polygala azizsancarii. The paper can be downloaded HERE.

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Alkanna strigosaHY2

New records for Turkey’s flora

Two new records for Turkey’s flora were published in the 3rd issue of “Bağbahçe Bilim dergisi”. Alkanna strigosa by Hasan Yıldırım et.al. & Corispermum nitidum by Mustafa Keskin et. al. By those records the Alkanna spp are increased to 38 and Corispermum spp to 3 in total. We congratulate the authors and our “Citizen scientists”, Maruf Balos in Şanlıurfa and Erol Kafas in Hatay, who helped the authors in the field works. The articles can be downloaded HERE.

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A new Ebenus

A new species of Ebenus, Ebenus zekiyeae which had been recently discovered in Erzurum province by Assoc. Prof Hasan Yıldırım & recognized  by Prof. Zeki Aytaç has been published. The Ebenus genus which is centered in Anatolia contains 13 species plus the new one, of which all are endemics. There are only six spp outside Turkey. The article can be downloaded HERE.

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