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Iran: fritillaria imperialis

TEHRAN – The fascinating crown imperial (fritillaria imperialis), precious part of Iran’s botanical richness, is being pushed to the brink of extinction due to inappropriate herbivory, overgrazing, land use changes, illegal bulb and flower harvest, road construction, mining activities and drought.

https://www.tehrantimes.com/news/435186/Iran-s-precious-crown-imperial-on-the-brink-of-extinction

similar species in UK:

Fritillaria Mileagris, extinct in some countries

https://powo.science.kew.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:535213-1

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