In: Phyton, 50 Fasc. 2 (2011), S. 221-230 with 4 figures
Key words: Dichoropetalum aureum, Johrenia aurea, Apiaceae, Umbelliferae. – Anatomy, IUCN categories, rediscovery. – Flora of Turkey.
Adigüzel N., Bani B. & Mavi Ö. 2011. Rediscovery of Dichoropetalum aureum (Umbelliferae) in South Anatolia (Turkey). – Phyton (Horn, Austria) 50 (2): 221–230, with 4 figures.
Dichoropetalum aureum (Boiss. & Balansa) Pimenov & Kljuykov was collected from Turkey for the first time in 1856 and described in 1859. Although the species was collected from Lebanon and Israel, it has not been recorded from Turkey since 1856. This study comprises the recollection of Dichoropetalum aureum from the type locality and neighbouring areas after 150 years and also an expanded morphological description. Ecological parameters such as soil and climatic features are given in addition to information about the anatomical characters of the mericarps (confirmation of the absence of commissural vittae) and the vegetative organs. As an IUCN red list category for D. aureum CR (critically endangered) is recommended.