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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Egypt to S. Jordan and W. Saudi Arabia.

Native to:

Egypt, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai

Colchicum guessfeldtianum Asch. & Schweinf. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Ill. Fl. Égypte, Suppl. 2: 774 (1889)

Accepted by

  • Boulos, L. (2005). Flora of Egypt 4: 1-617. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Chaudhary, S.A. (2001). Flora of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 3: 1-368. Ministry of Agriculture & Water, Riyadh.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Grey-Wilson, C., Leeds, R. & Rolfe, R. (2020). Colchicum. The complete guide: 1-576. RHS Media.

Not accepted by

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

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Chaudhary, S.A. (2001). Flora of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 3: 1-368. Ministry of Agriculture & Water, Riyadh.
  • Grey-Wilson, C., Leeds, R. & Rolfe, R. (2020). Colchicum. The complete guide: 1-576. RHS Media.

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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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