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THE TEAM INCLUDING THE DEAN of CIU MAKES A BIG CONTRIBUTION TO SCIENCE

The team including the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy has brought a new plant into the world of science. The study done by Dean Prof. Dr. Mehmet Koyuncu and Prof. Dr. Ayşe Mine, an academician in the department of Medical Botanical at the University of Ankara, The Faculty of Pharmacy and a botanical painter Gülnur Ekşi has brought a new plant called “Allium Ekimianum” into the world of Science.

The New Species of Plant Genus “Allium ekimianum”

Prof Dr. Koyuncu, who indicated that Allium is one of the biggest plant species with 250 different species,said that they evaluated the findings that they obtained in Elazığ in Turkey by their morphological aspects. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Koyuncu, who announced that a new plant from the allium species has been found, said that this new plant has been named as “Allium ekimianum”. Koyuncu emphasized that although there is a similarity between this plant and “Erzincanicum” and “sintenisii” which belong to the the allium species, this plant is a new and a different one whose area of use can be researched and enlighten the medical world over time.

Due to the contributions he has made, the person whose name has been given to 6 allium species, the Dean of The Faculty of Pharmacy of Cıu and Turkey allium expert Prof. Dr. Mehmet Koyuncu, has pointed out that more than 200 species of allium are being described in detail in the 28 volume book “Türkiye Floryası” which was published in Turkey.

 

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