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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Central Turkey to W. Iran.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Iran, Iraq, Lebanon-Syria, Turkey

Colchicum crocifolium Boiss. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aucher-Eloy, P.M.R. [9369], Iran K000464157 Unknown type material
Haussknecht, C. [s.n.], Iraq K000464158

First published in Diagn. Pl. Orient. 5: 67 (1844)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Townsend, C.C. & Guest, E. (eds.) (1985). Flora of Iraq 8: 1-440. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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