Fritillaria pavehensis (Liliaceae), a new species from western Iran
Abstracta new species, Fritillaria pavehensis from Kermanshah province in
western Iran was described in the present study. F. pavehensis is
similar to F. crassifolia, F. kurdica and F. hakkarensis in F.
crassifolia group in general facies but differs mainly by the shape and
size of its lowest leaves and bracts, shape and colour of perigone
segments. The detailed taxonomic descriptions, diagnostic characters,
original photographs, geographical distributions, habitat, phenology and
ecology, etymology, conservation status, and phylogenetic dendrogram of
the new and the related species are presented in the present study.