Allium kyrenium, a new species of Allium sect. Codonoprasum, is described and illustrated from northern Cyprus. It is avery circumscribed geophyte growing on the calcareous cliffs of the Kyrenia range. This diploid species, with a somaticchromosome number 2n = 16, shows close morphological relationships with A. stamineum, a species complex distributedin the eastern Mediterranean area. Its morphology, karyology, leaf anatomy, ecology, conservation status and taxonomicalrelationships with the allied species belonging to the A. stamineum group are examined.
|Numero di pagine||9|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2015|
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