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3 May 2021 A new species of the genus Potentilla L. (Rosaceae) from the Tehran province (Iran)
Marzieh Beygom Faghir, Samira Sadeghi, Farideh Attar
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Abstract

Potentilla alborzensis Faghir & Attar, sp. nov. (Rosaceae) is collected from steppe Mountains of Tang-e Washi, in the middle of Alborz Mountains for the first time. The new species is related to section Aureae (Rydb.) Juz. for its palmate radical leaves, having straight hairs and glandular trichomes; corymbiform inflorescence; hairy and glandular sepals; clavate and papillose style, shorter than or as long as matured ovary. Detailed micro- and macromorphological descriptions of the newly collected species, as well as photographs and distribution map are provided. In addition, comparison of diagnostic traits with allied species especially P. crantzii (Crantz) Beck ex Fritsch, P. adenophylla Boiss. & Hohenack., P. gelida C. A. Mey., P. geranioides Willd. and identification key are presented.

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Marzieh Beygom Faghir, Samira Sadeghi, and Farideh Attar "A new species of the genus Potentilla L. (Rosaceae) from the Tehran province (Iran)," Adansonia 43(9), 99-106, (3 May 2021). https://doi.org/10.5252/adansonia2021v43a9
Received: 3 June 2020; Accepted: 4 August 2020; Published: 3 May 2021
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Flora of Iran
micromorphology
new species
pollen
Sect. Aureae
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