Genus:
Colchicum L.

Colchicum ritchii R.Br.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Tunisia to N. Saudi Arabia.

Native to:

Egypt, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Tunisia

Colchicum ritchii R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 1, 1990 Birkinshaw, D. [26], Jordan K000318351
Jan 1, 1950 Dinsmore, J.E. [11716], Jordan K000318364
Davies, P.H. [8649], Jordan K000318366
Boulos, L. [8636], Jordan K000318369
Davies, P.H. [10428], Jordan K000318367
Davies, P.H. [9506], Jordan K000318365
Hepper, F.N. [3092], Jordan K000318368

First published in Narr. Travels Africa, App.: 241 (1826)

Accepted by

  • Boulos, L. (2005). Flora of Egypt 4: 1-617. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Chaudhary, S.A. (2001). Flora of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 3: 1-368. Ministry of Agriculture & Water, Riyadh.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Jafri, S.M.H. & El-Gadi, A. (eds.) (1978). Flora of Libya 57: 1-81. Al-Faateh University, Tripoli.
  • Maire, R. (1958). Flore de l'Afrique du Nord 5: 1-307. Paul Lechevalier, Paris.
  • Persson, K. (2007). Nomenclatural synopsis of the genus Colchicum (Colchicaceae), with some new species and combinations Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik 127: 165-242.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Chaudhary, S.A. (2001). Flora of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 3: 1-368. Ministry of Agriculture & Water, Riyadh.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Jafri, S.M.H. & El-Gadi, A. (eds.) (1978). Flora of Libya 57: 1-81. Al-Faateh University, Tripoli.
  • Persson, K. (2007). Nomenclatural synopsis of the genus Colchicum (Colchicaceae), with some new species and combinations Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik 127: 165-242.

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