Included here is the Anatolian Plateau east of the ‘Anatolian Diagonal’, the Armenian Highlands, most of Iran and part of Afghanistan.
Of the endemic and near endemic vascular plants so far recorded for this zone there are 1100 species in 318 genera and 59 families. However, the total number of endemic plants is thought to be about 1727. There are 24 endemic genera (shown in red) but no endemic families.
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