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A New Name in Pterocephalus (Caprifoliaceae) from Kurdistan-Iraq

Science Journal of University of Zakho (Issue : 4) (Volume : 8)
Pterocephalus tetraflorusS. E. Shahbaz, nom, nova, is proposed as a new name forPterocephalus strictusBoiss. et Hohen, described by Boissier in1843, followed by Shahina and John in 2013. The description of P. tetraflorusis amended with characters of mature flowers and achenes, illustrated and its diagnostic characters, geographical distribution and habitats are presented. The speciesP. tetraflorusis closely related to P. strictus, but can be easily separated by forming only four-flowered capitula against numerous flowered-capitula forP. strictusand other Pterocephalusspecies