NEWS 2021

Fritillaria kolbintsevii (subgen. Fritillaria; Liliaceae): a new fritillary species from Zhetysu area of south-eastern Kazakhstan

Jānis RUKŠĀNS1, Dimitri ZUBOV2
International Rock Gardener, Scottish Rock Garden Club 141: 16-17 (2021)
1Stalbe, Latvia
2Kyiv, Ukraine

Ruksans and Zubov 2021


Fritillaria kolbintsevii (Liliaceae), a new fritillary species (Central Asia: north-eastern macroslope of Dzungarian Alatau; south-eastern Kazakhstan – Zhetysu), is described and illustrated. Morphological differences between the new species and other possibly related taxa of the subgen. Fritillaria (F. ruthenica, F. meleagroides, F. ferganensis, and F. walujewii) are discussed. Photographs (habitat and morphology) and distribution map are provided.

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