Colchicum autumnale L.
  • Sp. Pl.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2019): Colchicum autumnale L. Published on the Internet; http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000763824. Accessed on: 17 Oct 2019'

General Information

"Autumn-crocus, rarely escapes from cult. Its poisonous bulbs produce in autumn 1–3 rose-purple fls the bases of which are below-ground; the perianth is funnelform with a long (to 2 dm) pedicel-like tube and expands above into a limb 5 cm wide; the lanceolate lvs appear the following spring."

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    Synonyms

      Bibliography

    • 1 "Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp."
    • 2 Sp. Pl.

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