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A new endemic species of Cerastium (Caryophyllaceae) from Iran

KATAYOUN POURSAKHI, MOSTAFA ASSADI

Abstract


Cerastium cylindricum sp. nov. from Tehran (Iran) is here described and illustrated as a new species for science. Macro- and micromorphological characteristics in comparison with the related C. dichotomum, as well as a full description and distribution of the new taxon are provided. Ultrastructure of the seeds was examined using SEM.


Keywords


Caryophyllales, Cerastium cylindricum, new taxon, Iran, Eudicots

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.312.2.12

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ISSN 1179-3155 (print); ISSN 1179-3163 (online)

Published by Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand