Galanthus bursanus Zubov, Konca & A.P.Davis

First published in Kew Bull. 74(2)-18: 2 (2019)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Türkiye. It is a bulbous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

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Other Data

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