1. Family: Iridaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Crocus L.
      1. Crocus vernus (L.) Hill

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Alps to W. Balkan Peninsula.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Kentucky

    Crocus vernus (L.) Hill appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Thompson, H.P. 19033.000
    Ilic [s.n.], Serbia 19034.000
    Cope, T.A. [RBG 280], United Kingdom K000914597
    Cope, T.A. [RBG 280], United Kingdom K000914598

    First published in Veg. Syst. 10: 1 (1765)

    Accepted by

    • Rukš?ns, J. (2017). The World of Crocuses: 1-568. The Latvian Academy of Sciences.
    • Colasante, M.A. (2014). Iridaceae presenti in Italia: 1-415. Sapienza, Università Editrice, Roma.
    • Peruzzi, L., Carta, A. & Garbari, F. (2013). Lectotypification of the name Crocus sativus var. vernus L. (Iridaceae) and its consequences within Crocus ser. Verni Taxon 62: 1037-1040.
    • Rico, E. & al. (eds.) in Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora Iberica 20: 1-651. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
    • Ruksans, J. (2010). Crocuses. A complete guide to the genus: 1-216. Timber Press, Portland, London.
    • Jones, R.L. (2005). Plant life of Kentucky. An illustrated guide to the vascular flora: 1-833. The universitry press of Kentucky.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Rukš?ns, J. (2017). The World of Crocuses: 1-568. The Latvian Academy of Sciences.
    • Jones, R.L. (2005). Plant life of Kentucky. An illustrated guide to the vascular flora: 1-833. The universitry press of Kentucky.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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

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