PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY, vol.53, no.4, pp.1315-1323, 2021 (SCI-Expanded)
Onosma onur-koyuncui (Sect. Onosma subsect. Asterotricha) is described and illustrated as a new species from Kutahya (Turkey). New species grows on calcarous base rock between 1000-1100 m. Diagnostic features are given comparison with the related species, O. lycaonica Hub.-Mor., especially in the indumentum, habit, inflorescence, bracts, calyx, corolla, nutlets and leaves. The geographical distribution of the new and related species is also provided. Key for O. onur-koyuncui and O. lycaonica is provided. Notes about conservation status [CR: B2ab(i)] of O. onur-koyuncui according to the IUCN criteria and its ecology are also presented.