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Fam.: Iridaceae / Iris Fam.      

Genus:  Crocus  L.
 

Authors:
   WESTON:  Richard Weston (1733 - 1806), English botanist
   L.:  Carl von Linné (Linnaeus, 1707 - 1777), Swedish naturalist who introduced the binary naming system for plants and animals
 

Etymology:
   Crocus:   Greek name of Saffron
   flavus:   yellow
 

The flower of Crocus flavus is dark yellow, usually the outer petals carry a dark drawing. A striking attribute are the V-shaped stamens, as visible in Fig. 7 to 9. The width of the leaves is 2 to 4 millimeters. It comes from Southeastern Europe and Turkey. Since 1579 it is also cultivated in gardens.

 

Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus, D Ludwigshafen 8.3.2021
Fig. 1:  Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus
D Ludwigshafen 8.3.2021
Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus, D Ludwigshafen 8.3.2021
Fig. 2:  Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus
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Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus, D Ludwigshafen 8.3.2021
Fig. 3:  Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus
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Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus, D Ludwigshafen 8.3.2021
Fig. 4:  Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus
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Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus, D Ludwigshafen 8.3.2021
Fig. 5:  Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus
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Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus, D Ludwigshafen 8.3.2021
Fig. 6:  Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus
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Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus, D Ludwigshafen 8.3.2021
Fig. 7:  Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus
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Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus, D Ludwigshafen 8.3.2021
Fig. 8:  Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus
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Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus, D Ludwigshafen 8.3.2021
Fig. 9:  Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus
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Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus, D Ludwigshafen 8.3.2021
Fig. 10:  Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus
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Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus, D Ludwigshafen 8.3.2021
Fig. 11:  Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus
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Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus, D Ludwigshafen 18.3.2021
Fig. 12:  Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus
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Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus, D Ludwigshafen 18.3.2021
Fig. 13:  Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus
D Ludwigshafen 18.3.2021
Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus, D Ludwigshafen 14.2.2022
Fig. 14:  Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus
D Ludwigshafen 14.2.2022
Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus, D Mannheim-Rheinau 26.2.2022
Fig. 15:  Crocus flavus / Yellow Crocus
D Mannheim-Rheinau 26.2.2022

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