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Oenothera speciosa Nutt. (Onagraceae): A New Record for the Flora of Iraq with Reference to its Faunal Associations and Insect Trapping Attributes
Talib O. Alkhesraji1*, Naglaa M. Al-abide1 and Sirwan H. Salih2
1Biology Department, College of Education for Pure Sciences, Tikrit University, Salaheddin, Iraq
2Biology Department, College of Education, University of Garmian, Sulaimani, Iraq
*Corresponding author

Oenothera speciosa Nutt. is recorded a new for the flora of Iraq. The species was found in different places (such as private and common gardens and wasted areas) in Tikrit (Mid Iraq), Chewarta and Sulaimani (North Iraq). Geographical distributions, details of habitat, morpho-anatomical description and faunal associations of the species are given. O. speciosa was found to act as insect trapping plant where moths and butterflies are the most commonly trapped insects.

Keywords: Faunal associations,Oenothera speciosa,Onagraceae
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Alkhesraji, T. O., Al-abide, N. M., Salih, S. H., 2016. Oenothera speciosa Nutt. (Onagraceae): A new record for the flora of Iraq with reference to its faunal associations and insect trapping attributes.Int.J.Curr.Res.Biosci.Plantbiol. 3(11): 69-78. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcrbp.2016.311.011