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

Synon.:  Bulbocodium vernum  L.

Genus:  Colchicum  L.,  Bulbocodium  L.
 

Authors:
   L.:  Carl von Linné (Linnaeus, 1707 - 1777), Swedish naturalist who introduced the binary naming system for plants and animals
   KER GAWL.:  John Bellenden Ker (John Gawler, 1764 - 1842), English botanist
 

Etymology:
   Colchicum:   from Colchis at the Black Sea, in Greek mythology the land of the poisoners
   bulbocodium:   bulbus = bulb, kodion = pelt: the bulb carries a rough skin
   Bulbocodium:   bulbus = bulb, kodion = pelt: the bulb carries a rough skin
   vernum:   spring
 

Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Fig. 1:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Fig. 2:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Fig. 3:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Fig. 4:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Fig. 5:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Fig. 6:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Fig. 7:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Fig. 8:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Fig. 9:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Fig. 10:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Fig. 11:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Fig. 12:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Fig. 13:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Fig. 14:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Fig. 15:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Fig. 16:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Fig. 17:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Fig. 18:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
F Queyras, Fontgillarde 30.4.2023
Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, CH Wallis, Fully 26.2.2008 (Photo: Eugen Schaub)
Fig. 19:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
CH Wallis, Fully 26.2.2008 (Photo: Eugen Schaub)
Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, CH Wallis, Fully 31.5.2000 (Photo: Eugen Schaub)
Fig. 20:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
CH Wallis, Fully 31.5.2000 (Photo: Eugen Schaub)
Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron, CH Wallis, Fully 31.5.2000 (Photo: Eugen Schaub)
Fig. 21:  Colchicum bulbocodium / Spring Meadow Saffron
CH Wallis, Fully 31.5.2000 (Photo: Eugen Schaub)

 


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