is described as a new species from Iran based on specimens collected from Hawraman. Taxonomic descriptions, illustrations, geographical distribution, habitat, ecology, and conservation status of the new species and the closely related F. assyriaca
and F. melananthera
are provided. In addition F. melananthera
is given the rank of species, rather than being subspecies of F. assyriaca
. The differences between F. melananthera
and F. assyriaca
are discussed with pollen and chromosomal characteristics.