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re-classification of Crocus by Janis Ruksans in earlier AGS article

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News of new Crocus and name changes

This month the International Rock Gardener e-magazine on the SRGC website publishes descriptions of several new Crocus species from  Jānis Rukšāns :

Crocus danfordiae Maw and C. chrysanthus (Herbert) Herbert (Iridaceae) and some of their allies in Turkey and Iran.     Jānis Rukšāns, Dr. biol. Published online: 25-04-2014

International Rock Gardener - Online Journal. ISSN 2053-7557

Abstract: Features of Crocus chrysanthus s.str. from type locality are specified. Four new species are described, status of one changed.

Key words: Crocus brickellii, Crocus chrysanthus, Crocus danfordiae, Crocus henrikii, Crocus kurdistanicus, Crocus minutus, Crocus muglaensis, Crocus uschakensis.


This issue also has Jānis' reiteration of his decision to re-classify some of his earlier namings, as published  in The Alpine Gardener; 80 (2012) and  81 (2013) from subspecies to species status.

IRG 52 APRIL: http://www.srgc.org.uk/logs/logdir/2014Apr241398364476IRG52April.pdf

International Rock Gardener main page :
http://www.srgc.org.uk/logs/index.php?log=international
 
Full Index to IRG to issue 52 :
http://files.srgc.net/journals/IRGIndex52.pdf   

M.Young



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