Colchicum alpinum DC.

First published in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck & A.P.de Candolle, Fl. Franç., éd. 3, 3: 195 (1805)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SW. Alps, Appennini, Sicilia. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

France, Italy, Sicilia, Switzerland

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Persson, K. (2007). Nomenclatural synopsis of the genus Colchicum (Colchicaceae), with some new species and combinations. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik 127: 165-242.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

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

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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

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

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0