Colchicum autumnale L.

Common name

English: Autumn crocus, Meadow Saffron

German: Herbstzeitlose

Portuguese: Açafrão do prado

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2327)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2229)

    Class: Liliopsida (345)

      Order: Liliales (108)

        Family: Liliaceae (35) (family description)

          Genus: Colchicum (2)

           Epithet: autumnale L. (2)

autumnale => of the Autumn, Autumn flowering

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink, white

External links

Check for Colchicum autumnale at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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