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APG-Fam.: Colchicaceae / Autumn Crocus Fam.       Fam. tradit.: Liliaceae / Lily Fam.  

Synon.:  Colchicum bowlesianum  B.L.BURTT

Genus:  Colchicum  L.
 

Authors:
   GUSS.:  Giovanni Gussone (1787 - 1866), Italian botanist
   B.L.BURTT:  Brian Laurence Burtt (1913 - 2008), British botanist
   L.:  Carl von Linné (Linnaeus, 1707 - 1777), Swedish naturalist who introduced the binary naming system for plants and animals
 

Etymology:
   Colchicum:   from Colchis at the Black Sea, in Greek mythology the land of the poisoners
   bivonae:   Antonio de Bivona-Bernardi (1774 - 1837), Sicilian botanist (BIV. )
   bowlesianum:   Edward Augustus Bowles (1865 - 1954), English gardener
 

Colchicum bivonae / False Autumn Crocus, GR Igoumenitsa 7.9.2007
Fig. 1:  Colchicum bivonae / False Autumn Crocus
GR Igoumenitsa 7.9.2007
Colchicum bivonae / False Autumn Crocus, GR Igoumenitsa 7.9.2007
Fig. 2:  Colchicum bivonae / False Autumn Crocus
GR Igoumenitsa 7.9.2007
Colchicum bivonae / False Autumn Crocus, GR Zagoria, Monodendri 26.8.2007
Fig. 3:  Colchicum bivonae / False Autumn Crocus
GR Zagoria, Monodendri 26.8.2007
Colchicum bivonae / False Autumn Crocus, GR Chalkidiki, Cholomontas 10/2005 (Photo: Zissis Antonopoulos)
Fig. 4:  Colchicum bivonae / False Autumn Crocus
GR Chalkidiki, Cholomontas 10/2005
(Photo: Zissis Antonopoulos)
Colchicum bivonae / False Autumn Crocus, GR Meteora 28.8.2007
Fig. 5:  Colchicum bivonae / False Autumn Crocus
GR Meteora 28.8.2007

 


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