New species of Sorbus (Rosaceae) for the flora of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic (Azerbaijan)

Keywords: Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic; Sorbus; new species; systematics; new distribution areas; Red Book of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Abstract

As a result of perennial researches conducted, as well as the analysis of the herbaria materials and literature sources during expeditions to the various areas of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic during 2004–2017, the following new species of rowans, Sorbus albovii Zinserl., S. armeniaca Hedl., S. buschiana Zinserl., S. caucasica Zinserl., S. fedorovii Zaikonn., S. kusnetzovii Zinserl., S. migarica Zinserl. and S. tamamschjanae Gabr., were identified for the flora of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. The article includes information about the synonyms of the types, regularity of distribution depending on altitude zones, bloom and ripening duration.

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2018-05-06
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