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- proper noun A taxonomic
genuswithin the family Plumbaginaceae— an oriental herbswith white or red flowers.
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This ecoregion is made up of gravel and scree slopes with widely scattered isolated tufts of bunch grasses, thorny hassock-shaped clumps of plants such as Onobrychis and Acantholimon spp.
Stands of Juniperus turkomanica also form open woodlands in the middle and upper mountain belts at the altitudes around 1,000-2,000 m in complexes with shiblyak, steppes dominated by fescue (Festuca valesiaca) and feathergrass (Stipa turcomanica, S. hohenackeriana) and mountain xerophytes represented by cushion-plants such as Acanthophyllum, Acantholimon, and Tragacantha.
It is considered a speciation center for such genera as Astragalus, Acantholimon, Couisinia, Centaurea, Onobrychis.
Species found within the park include Thesium scabriflorum (V), Ferula halophila (V), Acantholimon saxifragiforme (R), Onobrychis elata (R), Phryna ortegioides (R), Reseda armena (R) and Silene splendens (R).
Acanthophyllum and Acantholimon; On the structure of the stem of.