A new species of Micromeria (Lamiaceae) from Köyceğiz (Muğla, southwest of Turkey)
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A new species, Micromeria aybalae H. Duman & Dirmenci (Lamiaceae), Micromeria Benth. sect. Micromeria, is described from Mugla Province in southwestern Turkey. A description, taxonomic note, distribution map, habitat, and nrDNA ITS and cpDNA trnL-F based phylogeny are presented. The differences between the new species and its allies, Micromeria cremnophila Boiss. & Heldr. s.l. and M. hispida Benth., are discussed, and an identification key is provided for the Turkish Micromeria.