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Flora of Iraq (FoIQ)

The Flora of Iraq started in 1960 as a project of the National Herbarium, Ministry of Agriculture, Baghdad in collaboration with Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK. The records presented here are from the specimen citations in the published volumes of the Flora.
Contacts: Mary Barkworth,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: a27bc80b-c7dd-4452-be04-c5928130b4ea
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Ministry of Agriculture, Iraq
Flora of Iraq
Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform
Collection Statistics
  • 6,430 specimen records
  • 6,337 (99%) georeferenced
  • 49 families
  • 181 genera
  • 434 species
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