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This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Alps, Appennini, Sicilia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

France, Italy, Sicilia, Switzerland

Colchicum alpinum DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Serafino, E. [s.n.], Corse K000464096
Tenore, M. [s.n.], Corse K000464095
Kralik, J.L. [819], Corse K000464091 Unknown type material
Pouzolz, P.M.C.de [s.n.], Corse K000464094
Kralik, J.L. [810], Corse K000464092 Unknown type material
Soleirol, J.F. [162], Corse K000464093

First published in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck & A.P.de Candolle, Fl. Franç., éd. 3, 3: 195 (1805)

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.

Not accepted by

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

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