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This species is accepted, and its native range is Greece to W. & SW. Turkey.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

East Aegean Is., Greece, Turkey

Colchicum boissieri Orph. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 25, 1981 Whitall, E. [s.n.], Turkey K000464148 Unknown type material
s.coll. [s.n.], Turkey K000464149 Unknown type material

First published in Atti Congr. Int. Bot. Firenze 1874: 31 (1876)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Persson, K. (2005 publ 2006). A new Turkish s[ecies of Colchicum (Colchicaceae) related to C. boissieri Edinburgh Journal of Botany 62: 181-192.
  • 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. (2005 publ 2006). A new Turkish s[ecies of Colchicum (Colchicaceae) related to C. boissieri Edinburgh Journal of Botany 62: 181-192.
  • 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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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0