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Taxonomy of Biebersteinia Stephan in Flora of Iraq

Sirwan Hassan Salih


Biebersteinia Stephan perennial herbs, distributed in mountainous and semi-arid areas, has five species, in Iraq comprise one species (B. multifida), morphological characters of plant parts were investigated, description and detailed figures were given. The geographical distribution was mapped. Previous plant checklists and studies were checked, given the taxonomic status of the genus was studied showed many changes accrued in its taxonomic position until it settled in a family Biebersteiniaceae. A comprehensive study of literature, herbaria and preceding checklists has been conducted.


Plant Taxonomy, Biebersteinia Stephan, Iraq

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