Israel's national flower
Cyclamen , scientific name:Cyclamen persicum, is a half-hardy bulbous plant of the Primulaceae family native to the Mediterranean. Leaves on long petioles and form has a heart-shaped leaves. Leaves are mottled, there are teeth on the leaf margin. Flowers at the tip of a long floral simply produce, fertilization and floral wound in a spiral. In five sepals, Corolla 5 crack and seem to be bloom, petals has warped onto the bonfire (kagaribi) similar to that will. It is an alias called butanomanjuu (pork buns), and butanophan (pork buns), but this pig willingly eat cyclamen Rhizomes from. "Cyclamen or Maria holic" that gardening cultivation also thought it had a song's lyrics used almost without smell strange, now that is aromatic varieties now being.
The genus name "Cyclamen" is named Greek "kiklos" because it has the property that the fertilized flower curls in a spiral. The spices name "persicum" is derived from the Latin word "persicum (Persian)".
The "hidden" of the flower language is due to the fact that the flower faces downward and blooms.
Common name: Cyclamen , scientific name:Cyclamen persicum, National flower: Israel, aka: cagalibeverna (bonfire flowers), Common cyclamen (cyclamen and common), category: Plantae Angiosperm true dicots eye primrose, Department of cyclamen paraphyletic, Origin: Mediterranean, height: 30-50 cm, living type: Half Hardy bulbous plants, unifoliate leaf shape: heart shaped flower diameter: 5 cm, color: red, white, peach, pale pink and yellow, flowering: October-bloom as reflexed petals, features: capsule and ripens fruits and fruit next April.