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Contributions to the flora of Jordan 4. A new species of Pycnocycla (Apiaceae)

Authors: Danin, Avinoam; Hedge, Ian C.; Lamond, Jennifer M.

Source: Willdenowia - Annals of the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem, Volume 30, Number 1, August 2000 , pp. 77-81(5)

Publisher: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem

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Pycnocycla saxatilis from SW Jordan and NW Saudi Arabia is described as a species new to science and illustrated. It is a stem-assimilant subshrub related to P. tomentosa and confined to crevices of smooth-faced sandstone and similar habitats. Attention is drawn to another undescribed and related Pycnocycla taxon from further south in Saudi Arabia.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: August 1, 2000

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