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

Native to:

Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Pakistan, Tadzhikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya

Colchicum robustum (Bunge) Stef. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Regel, A. [s.n.], Tadzhikistan Merendera hissarica K000464167 Unknown type material
Regel, A. [s.n.], Tadzhikistan Merendera hissarica K000464168 Unknown type material

First published in Sborn. B'lghar. Akad. Nauk 22: 24 (1926)

Accepted by

  • Persson, K. (1992). Flora Iranica 170: 1-40. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Merendera robusta.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Nikitina, E.V. & al (eds.) (1951). Flora Kirgizskoi SSR 3: 1-148. Frunze : Izd-vo KirgizFAN SSSR.
  • Persson, K. (1992). Flora Iranica 170: 1-40. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.

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