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This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Iran to Central Asia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Gagea afghanica A.Terracc. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2004 Zarrei, M. [823], Iran K000457078
Jan 1, 2004 Zarrei, M. [1019], Iran K000457079
Jan 1, 2004 Zarrei, M. [830], Iran K000457080
Jan 1, 1988 Aitchison, J.E.T. [1130], Afghanistan K000457077 isotype
Koczkareva, T.F. [s.n.] K000457645
Zarrei, M. [35223], Iran K000457082
Zarrei, M. [35257], Iran K000457083
Zarrei, M. [35207], Iran K000457081

First published in Boll. Soc. Orto Palermo, ser. 2, 3: 3 (1904)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • Merkodovich, N.A. (ed.) (1941). Flora Uzbekistana 1: 1-566. Izd-va Akademii nauk Uzbekskoi SSR, Tashkent.
  • Nikitina, E.V. & al (eds.) (1951). Flora Kirgizskoi SSR 3: 1-148. Frunze : Izd-vo KirgizFAN SSSR.
  • Zarrei, M., Wilkin, P. & Chase, M.W. (2011). Gagea Salisb. (Liliaceae) in Iran: an updated species checklist Phytotaxa 15: 33-43.
  • Zarrei, M., Wilkin, P., Noltie, H.J., Ingrouille, M.J. & Chase, M.W. (2011). Clarifying the nomenclature and taxonomy of Gagea kunawurensis (Royle) Greuter (Liliaceae) and allied taxa Edinburgh Journal of Botany 68: 43-59.
  • Zarrei, M., Zarre, S., Wilkin, P. & Rix, M. (2007). Systematic revision of the genus Gagea Salisb. (Liliaceae) in Iran Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 154: 559-588.

Not accepted by

  • Singh, N.P. & Sanjappa, M. (eds.) (2006). Alliaceae, Liliaceae, Trilliaceae & Uvulariaceae Fascicles of Flora of India 23: 1-134. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi. [Cited as Gagea persica.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Merkodovich, N.A. (ed.) (1941). Flora Uzbekistana 1: 1-566. Izd-va Akademii nauk Uzbekskoi SSR, Tashkent.
  • Nikitina, E.V. & al (eds.) (1951). Flora Kirgizskoi SSR 3: 1-148. Frunze : Izd-vo KirgizFAN SSSR.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0