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Eighteen species new to the flora of Iraq

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Author: Prof. Saman A. Ahmad

Author contact: Department of Field Crops, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Sulaimani University, Sulaimani, Kurdi

Publisher: Journal of Botanical Taxonomy and Geobotany

Place: KR


The following 18 species are reported for the first time from Iraq: Heracleum persicumDesf. and Trigonosciadium brachytaenium (Boiss.) Alava (Apiaceae), Arum dioscoridis Sibth. & Sm. (Araceae), Filago eriocephala Guss. (Asteraceae), Alkanna orientalis Boiss. and Nonea ventricosa (Sm.) Griseb. (Boraginaceae), Silene coniflora Nees ex Otth (Caryophyllaceae),Schoenoplectus lacustris (L.) Palla (Cyperaceae), Centaurium meyeri (Bunge) Druce (Gentianaceae), Marrubium parviflorum Fisch. & C.A. Mey. and Nepeta nuda L. (Lamiaceae),Fritillaria straussii Bornm. and Tulipa clusiana DC. (Liliaceae), Linaria simplex (Willd.) DC. (Plantaginaceae), Bromus intermedius Guss. (Poaceae), Polygonum convolvulus L. and P. hydropiper L. (Polygonaceae), and Prunus lycioides (Spach) C.K.Schneid. (Rosaceae). Brief notes on habitat and distribution are given. (© 2014 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim)

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Ahmad, S.A., 2013. Eighteen species new to the flora of Iraq.Feddes Repertorium124(2‐3), pp.65-68.

Issue date: 13 October 2014

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