Allium therinanthum, a new species of A. sect. Codonoprasum, is described and illustrated from southern Mt. Hermon(Israel). It is a late-flowering diploid species (2n = 16), growing on calcareous substrates of the mountain belt. It is anarrowly distributed geophyte, showing morphological relationships mainly with A. tardiflorum, a typical autumnalspecies also occurring in Israel within the pinewoods of Mt. Carmel. The morphology, karyology, leaf anatomy, ecology,conservation status and taxonomical relations are examined for both species. A taxonomic comparison with the mostallied late flowering species of the sect. Codonoprasum is provided.
|Numero di pagine||12|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2014|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
- Plant Science