The collection and identification of the some plant species of Kerman province

The collection and identification of the some plant species of Kerman province


  • Journal title: Journal of Herbal Drugs
  • ISSN: 2008-8884 (print) 2476-5392 (online)
  • Publisher: Islamic Azad University, Shahrekord Branch
  • Country of publisher: iran, islamic republic of
  • Date added to EuroPub: 2018/Feb/04

Subject and more

  • LCC Subject Category: Marketing, Agricultural Science, Biotechnology, Botany, Genetics, Plant Sciences, Medicine, Pharmacology, Toxicology
  • Publisher's keywords: Herbarium Medicinal Plants Collection
  • Language of fulltext: english, persian
  • Full-text formats available: PDF


    Zahra Mahdavi Maymand; Mansoor Mirtajodin



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Background & Aim: A herbarium is a collection of preserved plant specimens. Herbarium specimens form an important recorded of what plants grew where over time. Kerman province with area about 171993 km2 has a lat of difference vegetation because of climatic and topography variations. It has different elevation (above sea level) from 300 m in Shahdad to 4420 m in Hezar mountains. Material & Methods: There are several main aspects to making good herbarium specimens: collecting, pressing & preserving, mounting, labeling, and filing. Some tools are rather important while picking up plants for your herbarium: A small knife, scissors, thorn-proof gloves, newspaper, height and a small handy spade could be of great help. Results & Discussion: In the research project of collection and identification of some plant species of Kerman province for herbarium of Faculty Pharmacy, 295 plant species were identified. They are classified in 210 genera and 54 families. No, scientific names, Persian names, family, location, altitude, date of collection, collection and by identified were mentioned in this paper. Conclusions: The number species belongs to Lamiaceae (48 species), Asteraceae (45 species), Brassica (24 species), and Apiaceae (23 species).

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