Verbascum songaricum subsp. subdecurrens: a new record, typification and the true identity of V. aspinum as a new synonym of V. stachydiforme in the Flora of Iran

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Verbascum aspinum is introduced as a new synonym of V. stachydiforme. V. songaricum subsp. subdecurrens (Scrophulariaceae) is reported for the first time from North and Northwest Iran. Distribution maps are provided for Iran.

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The authors thank the Herbarium Keepers from BM, HKS, IRAN, K, MPU, TARI, TEH and TUH, Sylvie Rémal for providing specimen photos from E, Dr Gholamreza Amin, curator of TEH, for providing type specimens, and Mr Lhote for his support. We are also grateful to Mrs Buchwalter for correcting the English language.

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Sotoodeh, A., Attar, F. & Civeyrel, L. Verbascum songaricum subsp. subdecurrens: a new record, typification and the true identity of V. aspinum as a new synonym of V. stachydiforme in the Flora of Iran. Kew Bull 72, 24 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-017-9696-3

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Key Words.

  • Scrophulariaceae
  • taxonomy