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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. France to NW. Italy and NW. Africa.
Colchicum longifolium

Native to:

Algeria, Baleares, Corse, France, Italy, Morocco, Sardegna

Colchicum longifolium Castagne appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Castagne, J.L.M. [s.n.], France K000464089
Touche, J. [s.n.], France K000464090
Loret, H. [s.n.], France K000464088 Unknown type material

First published in Cat. Pl. Marseille: 135 (1845)

Accepted by

  • Grey-Wilson, C., Leeds, R. & Rolfe, R. (2020). Colchicum. The complete guide: 1-576. RHS Media.
  • Persson, K. (2007). Nomenclatural synopsis of the genus Colchicum (Colchicaceae), with some new species and combinations Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik 127: 165-242.
  • Rico, E. & al. (eds.) in Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora Iberica 20: 1-651. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Colchicum neapolitanum.]
  • Maire, R. (1958). Flore de l'Afrique du Nord 5: 1-307. Paul Lechevalier, Paris. [Cited as Colchicum neapolitanum.]

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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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/
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Kew Science Photographs
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