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Allium aladaghense (Amaryllidaceae, Allieae), a new species of section Asteroprason from northeast of Iran



Allium aladaghense is described as a new species from North Khorassan province in NE Iran. It is closely related to A. kuhsorkhense, another recently described endemic species. Diagnostic morphological characters, illustrations and notes on habitats and conservation of the new species as well as an identification key and distribution maps of the species of sect. Asteroprason are provided.


subg. Melanocrommyum, biodiversity, distribution, Kopetdagh, Monocots

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