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Colchicum boissieri

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Colchicum boisseri is member of the flowering plant family Colchicaceae native to southern Greece and south-western Turkey but cultivated elsewhere as an ornamental.[1][2][3] The species is unique for its spreading, rhizomatous bulbs. It blooms well with 5 cm (2") blooms in a bright cherry pink. The stamens are yellow. The flowers have no tessellations, only a white line down the centre of each petal.[4] It is named after botanist Pierre Edmond Boissier.

References

  1. ^ a b Theodhoros Georgios Orphanides. 1876. Atti Cong. Bot. Firenze 1874 (1876) 31.
  2. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Colchicum boissieri
  3. ^ Rechinger, Karl Heinz. 1961. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie. Leipzig 80:433, Colchicum pinatziorum
  4. ^ Autumn Bulbs by Roy Leeds (B.T. Batsford Ltd) 2006 ISBN 0-7134-8962-6
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Colchicum boissieri: Brief Summary

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Colchicum boisseri is member of the flowering plant family Colchicaceae native to southern Greece and south-western Turkey but cultivated elsewhere as an ornamental. The species is unique for its spreading, rhizomatous bulbs. It blooms well with 5 cm (2") blooms in a bright cherry pink. The stamens are yellow. The flowers have no tessellations, only a white line down the centre of each petal. It is named after botanist Pierre Edmond Boissier.

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