Autumn crocus

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    Autumn crocus @ Iwami Ginzan
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    Autumn crocus @ Iwami Ginzan

Basic information

Flower Name
Autumn crocus
Formal Name
Colchicum autumnale l.
Alias
Autumn crocus , Colchicum
Habitat
Europe-North Africa
Morph
Bulbous plants

Comment

What is Autumn crocus

Autumn crocus, scientific name:Colchicum autumnale , is of the department Colchicaceaecrocus ,of Colchicum genus bulb plants native to Europe-North Africa. Single pink flowers, buds out of the bulb. Flowers and grass appearance saffron (Saffron) and crocus similar, but no leaves during flowering crocus after the flower onto a leaf. Improved gardening products available, there are double-petaled, white flower. Is often used in breeding of seeds, bulbs and seeds contain colchicine is a toxic substance.

Generic name:Autumn crocus,
scientific name:Colchicum autumnale,
also known as: Colchicum, autumn crocus, autumn Riley,
origin: Europe-North Africa, height: 15-20 cm, Leaf length: 20-next year over 30 cm of leaves, leaf arrangement: alternate, leaves out: flowers, inflorescence: single paragraph inflorescence, flower color: Pink (species and horticultural varieties), white (Prunus), flowering: spring bloom and fall-flowering (9-11), winter bloom, stem length: 15 cm, stamens: 6 books, flower diameter: 4-15 cm (cultivars) The bulb-shaped, egg-shaped, bulb diameter: 3-5 cm, remarks: crocus all grass contains the toxic colchicine (colchicine) and eat dangerous

Detailed information

Order
Liliales
Family
Colchicaceae
Genus
Colchicum
Species
C. autumnale
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Iris
Leaf type
Linear
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Pink
Season
SepOctNov
Height
15 ~ 20 [cm]
Diameter
4 ~ 15

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