A new flower endemic to Istanbul

Main report: Scientists discover new flower species endemic to Istanbul
(Daily Sabah)

Scientific Paper:    
New Taxa: Allium Istanbulenese
Common Name: Istanbul onion
Categories: New Species | Plants
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A new endemic species of a flower was discovered in Istanbul.  Scientists found a species that belonged to the Allium genus, but at the same time did not resemble any known kind of the genus.  The newly discovered flower was named ‘Istanbul onion’ (Istanbul soğanı) as its common name.  With the Istanbul onion, the number of plant species endemic to Istanbul has risen to 54.

Allium Istanbulenese (İHA Photo)

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