Onobrychis alamutensis Amirah., Kaz. Osaloo & Charkhch. is described as a new species. It is restricted to the northwestern Alborz mountain range in Rudbar-Alamut, Qazvin, Iran. The diagnostic characters and relevant description of the species are given. The new species is distinguished from its closely related taxa, Onobrychis verae Sirj., O. ptychophylla Sirj. & Rech.f., and O. sosnowskyi Grossh. in both morphological and molecular evidence (nrDNA ITS sequences). The distribution map and an illustration of the new species are also provided.
Leguminosae, new species, nrDNA ITS, Onobrychis, taxonomy
AMIRAHMADI, ATEFE; OSALOO, SHAHROKH KAZEMPOUR; MOZAFFAR, MARYAM KHOSHSOKHAN; and CHARKHCHIAN, MOHAMMAD MEHDI
"A new species of Onobrychis sect. Onobrychis (Fabaceae) from Iran,"
Turkish Journal of Botany: Vol. 38:
4, Article 4.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/botany/vol38/iss4/4