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Vegetation History and Archaeobotany

, Volume 4, Issue 4, pp 245–248 | Cite as

Neolithic cultivated plants from Albania

  • Lufter Xhuveli
  • Jürgen Schultze-Motel
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Abstract

Macroremains of late Neolithic cultivated plants are reported from the archaeological site of Maliq, Korça District, south-eastern Albania. The material comprises einkorn (Triticum monococcum L.), emmer (Triticum dicoccon Schrank), barley (Hordeum vulgare L.), lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) and bitter vetch (Vicia ervilia (L.) Willd.). These are the first remains of cultivated plants described from an archaeological site in Albania.

Key words

Macrofossils Cultivated plants Neolithic Albania 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lufter Xhuveli
    • 1
  • Jürgen Schultze-Motel
    • 2
  1. 1.Plant Breeding and Biological DepartmentAgricultural University of TiranaAlbania
  2. 2.Department of TaxonomyInstitute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant ResearchGaterslebenGermany

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