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Fam.: Amaryllidaceae / Amaryllis Fam.      

Genus:  Narcissus  L.
 

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

Etymology:
   Narcissus:   Narkissos, Greek legendary figure
   papyraceus:   paper-like
 

The Paperwhite Narcissus is in flower between october and february depending on the site, and occurs from the Western Mediterranean to the Greek island of Kerkira (Corfu).

 

Narcissus papyraceus / Paperwhite Narcissus, GR Corinth 1.12.2014 (Photo: Gisela Nikolopoulou)
Fig. 1:  Narcissus papyraceus / Paperwhite Narcissus (cultiv.)
GR Corinth 1.12.2014 (Photo: Gisela Nikolopoulou)
Narcissus papyraceus / Paperwhite Narcissus, GR Corinth 12.12.2014 (Photo: Gisela Nikolopoulou)
Fig. 2:  Narcissus papyraceus / Paperwhite Narcissus (cultiv.)
GR Corinth 12.12.2014 (Photo: Gisela Nikolopoulou)
Narcissus papyraceus / Paperwhite Narcissus, GR Corinth 4.12.2014 (Photo: Gisela Nikolopoulou)
Fig. 3:  Narcissus papyraceus / Paperwhite Narcissus (cultiv.)
GR Corinth 4.12.2014 (Photo: Gisela Nikolopoulou)
Narcissus papyraceus / Paperwhite Narcissus, GR Corinth 4.12.2014 (Photo: Gisela Nikolopoulou)
Fig. 4:  Narcissus papyraceus / Paperwhite Narcissus (cultiv.)
GR Corinth 4.12.2014 (Photo: Gisela Nikolopoulou)
Narcissus papyraceus / Paperwhite Narcissus, GR Corinth 13.12.2014 (Photo: Gisela Nikolopoulou)
Fig. 5:  Narcissus papyraceus / Paperwhite Narcissus (cultiv.)
GR Corinth 13.12.2014 (Photo: Gisela Nikolopoulou)

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