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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Medit. to W. Asia.
Gagea rigida

Native to:

Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Transcaucasus, Turkey

Gagea rigida Boiss. & Spruner appears in other Kew resources:

First published in P.E.Boissier, Diagn. Pl. Orient. 7: 108 (1846)

Accepted by

  • Güner, A. (ed.) (2018). Resimli Türkiye Floras? (Illustrated Flora of Turkey) 2: 1-1054. ANG Vakf?/Nezahat Gökyi?it Botanik Bahçesi, Istambul.
  • Peruzzi, L. (2006). Taxonomic considerations on the nomenclatural types of Gagea rhodiaca A. Terracc. and G. reticulata (Pall.) Schult. & Schult. f. subsp. africana A. Terrac. (Liliaceae), kept at Pisa (PI) Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali Residente in Pisa. Memorie, Ser. B, 113: 69-71.
  • Teksen, M. & Erkul, S.K. (2015). The synopsis of the genus Gagea (Liliaceae) in Turkey Phytotaxa 230: 101-129.

Not accepted by

  • Boulos, L. (2005). Flora of Egypt 4: 1-617. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo. [Cited as Gagea fibrosa.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325. [Cited as Gagea fibrosa.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boulos, L. (2005). Flora of Egypt 4: 1-617. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Chaudhary, S.A. (2001). Flora of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 3: 1-368. Ministry of Agriculture & Water, Riyadh.
  • Townsend, C.C. & Guest, E. (eds.) (1985). Flora of Iraq 8: 1-440. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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