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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Turkey to Syria and W. Iran.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Iran, Lebanon-Syria, Turkey

Alcea remotiflora (Boiss. & Heldr.) Alef. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Heldreich, [I]. [s.n.], Turkey Althaea remotiflora K000659235
Heldreich, [I]. [s.n.], Turkey Althaea remotiflora K000659234 isotype

First published in Oesterr. Bot. Z. 12: 252 (1862)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Riedl, I. (1976). Flora Iranica 120: 1-86. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
  • Uzunhisarcikli, N.E. & Vural, M. (2012). The taxonomic revision of Alcea and Althaea (Malvaceae) in Turkey Turkish Journal of Botany 36: 603-636.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Riedl, I. (1976). Flora Iranica 120: 1-86. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0