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

Native to:

Iran, Iraq, Lebanon-Syria, Turkey

Alyssum contemptum Schott & Kotschy appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1968 Gilliat-Smith, B. [1781], Iran K000484958 Unknown type material

First published in Oesterr. Bot. Wochenbl. 4: 177 (1854)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Kavousi, K., Nazari, Z. & Hjtehadi, H. (2015). Synopsis of the genus Alyssum in Iran Acta Botanica Hungarica 57: 283-290.
  • Townsend, C.C. & Guest, E. (eds.) (1980). Flora of Iraq 4(2): 628-1199. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hedge, J. & Rechinger, K.H. (1968). Flora Iranica 57: 1-372. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
  • Kavousi, K., Nazari, Z. & Hjtehadi, H. (2015). Synopsis of the genus Alyssum in Iran Acta Botanica Hungarica 57: 283-290.

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/
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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