Colchicum speciosum Steven

First published in Observ. Pl. Ross. 2: 69 (1824)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is N. & E. Türkiye to N. Iran. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Iran, North Caucasus, Transcaucasus, Turkey

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Komarov, V.L. (ed.) (1935). Flora SSSR 4: 1-586. Izdatel'stov Akademii Nauk SSSR, Leningrad.
  • Persson, K. (1992). Flora Iranica 170: 1-40. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
  • Persson, K. (2007). Nomenclatural synopsis of the genus Colchicum (Colchicaceae), with some new species and combinations. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik 127: 165-242.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Komarov, V.L. (ed.) (1935). Flora SSSR 4: 1-586. Izdatel'stov Akademii Nauk SSSR, Leningrad.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 12, 1927 Steven, C.von [s.n.] K000099952 Unknown type material Yes
Oct 12, 1927 Aucher-Eloy, P.M.R. [5370], Iran K000099953 Unknown type material Yes
Oct 12, 1927 Steven, C.von [409] K000794296 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • 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/
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  • Kew Science Photographs

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