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A NEW SPECIES OF BELLEVALIA (LILIACEAE / HYACINTHACEAE) FROM IRAN

  • A. Jafari (a1) and A. A. Maassoumi (a2)
Abstract

Bellevalia wendelboi Maassoumi & Jafari from western Iran (Kurdistan Province) is newly described. It is similar to Bellevalia macrobotrys from Bellevalia sect. Nutans subsect. Colorata but differs in having weakly canaliculate leaves, yellow anthers (not violet) and a cordate-ovoid, acuminate capsule (not ovoid and retuse). There are now 19 species of Bellevalia in four sections in Iran.

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