Global Journal of Biology, Agriculture & Health Sciences

Global Journal of Biology, Agriculture & Health Sciences
Open Access

ISSN: 2319–5584

+44 1477412632

Abstract

TWO NEW RECORDS OF THE GENUS PHELIPANCHE (OROBANCHACEAE) FROM IRAQ

Abdulridha A. Al-Mayah & Widad M. Al-Asadi

Two new records of Phelipanche, Phelipanche hypertomentosa (M.J.Y. Foley) M.J.Y. Foley and Phelipanche orientalis (Beck) Sojak were added to the Flora of Iraq for the first time. P. hypertomentosa was collected near the Iraqi Kuwait-Saudi Arabia border, on Jarishan-Khadher al-Mai road, and P. orientalis was collected from Kurdistan North Iraq. Their distribution, habitat and hosts were reported. Comparison and relationships between the recorded species and other closely related species were discussed.

Published Date: 2017-01-03;

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