University Herbarium, UC Berkeley

Iran Floristic Reconnaisance Trip - 1999
Dr. Fosiee Tahbaz and Dr. Barbara Ertter, UC-Berkeley

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A visual reminder of the historical importance that Iran has attached to plants. Floral detail of Chehel Sotun (The Forty Columns). This marvellous pavillon was built in the 17th Century. There are many such beautiful monuments throughout Iran.


Different floral patterns found in the tomb of Sadi, the great Shirazi poet (1207- 1291). His famous work is the Golestan (Rose Garden) which has been translated into many languages.


Valuable murals and floral datail (tree and deer) of the six story Ali Ghapu Palace in Esfahan built in the 18th century

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