Authors: FILIP VERLOOVE, ATTILA MESTERHÁZY, MARC EL BEYROUTHY, BEN ZONNEVELD
Abstract: The Far Eastern weed Artemisia verlotiorum was formerly reported from Lebanon. However, for a number of reasons this record was questionable. In 2019, the genuine presence of this species was confirmed based on macromorphology and strengthened by assessing the somatic nuclear DNA content (genome size or 2C-value) of the Lebanese populations.
Keywords: Artemisia verlotiorum, genome size, Lebanon, weed
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