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This species is accepted, and its native range is Greece (Attica, Poros) to SW. & S. Turkey.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

East Aegean Is., Greece, Turkey

Colchicum balansae Planch. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 31, 1996 Leep, H.J. [36696], Turkey K000457429
Dec 18, 1981 Balansa, B. [s.n.], Turkey K000464141 Unknown type material
Dec 18, 1981 Balansa, B. [s.n.], Turkey K000464143 Unknown type material
Dec 18, 1981 Goulimy, C.N. [8], Greece K000457428
Dec 18, 1981 Balansa, B. [126], Turkey K000464142 Unknown type material
Dec 18, 1981 Kotschy, T. [333], Turkey K000457425
Oct 1, 1946 s.coll. [440], Turkey K000457426
Osborne [183], Israel K000457427

First published in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 4, 4: 145 (1855)

Accepted by

  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1984). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 8: 1-632. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Persson, K. (2007). Nomenclatural synopsis of the genus Colchicum (Colchicaceae), with some new species and combinations Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik 127: 165-242.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Persson, K. (2007). Nomenclatural synopsis of the genus Colchicum (Colchicaceae), with some new species and combinations Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik 127: 165-242.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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