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Adonis annua

Adonis annua

Adonis annua

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Ranunculales
Familia: Ranunculaceae
Subfamilia: Ranunculoideae
Tribus: Adonideae
Genus: Adonis
Sectio: A. sect. Adonis
Species: Adonis annua
Subspecies: Adonis annua subsp. annua


Adonis annua subsp. annua, autonym



* Adonis aestivalis M.Bieb., Fl. Taur.-Caucas. iii. 378. nom. illeg.
* Adonis annua subsp. autumnalis Maire & Weiller, Fl. Afr. Nord, 11 : 213. 1964, nom. inval.
* Adonis annua var. atrorubens L. Sp. Pl. 1: 547. 1753.
* Adonis annua var. phoeniceus L., Sp. Pl. 547. 1753.
* Adonis atrorubens (L.) Dalla Torre & Sarnth., Fl. Tirol 6(2): 304. 1909.
* Adonis autumnalis L., Sp. Pl., éd. 2 : 771. 1762, nom. illeg.
* Adonis autumnalis subsp. baetica (Cosson) Nyman, Consp. Fl. Eur. 4. 1878.
* Adonis autumnalis var. baetica (Coss.) Pérez Lara
* Adonis autumnalis var. micrantha (DC.) Rouy & Foucaud, Fl. Fr., 1 : 54. 1893.
* Adonis autumnalis var. pygmaea Rouy & Foucaud
* Adonis baetica Cosson, Notes Pl. Crit. 25. 1849.
* Adonis cullellii Sennen & Gonzalo, in Le Monde des Plantes 29. No. 172, 7. 1928, in obs., hybr.
* Adonis dentata Delile, Fl. Egypte, 287. 1813.
* Adonis erosipetala Stokes, Bot. Mat. Med. iii. 255. 1812.
* Adonis inermis Stapf, Sitzungsber. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 39. 74. 1889.
* Adonis linnaei Sennen, in Bol. Soc. Iber. 25. 54. 1926, in syn.
* Adonis micrantha DC., Syst. Nat. (de Candolle) 1: 222. 1817.
* Adonis perramosa Schur, Enum. Pl. Transsilv. 6. 1866.
* Adonis phoenicea (L.) Bercht. & J.Presl, Prir. rostlin 1(Ranunculaceae): 42. 1823.
* Adonis poetarum Bubani, Fl. Pyr., 3 : 413. 1901, nom. illeg.
* Cosmarium autumnale Dulac, Fl. Hautes-Pyr. : 215. 1867.


Vernacular name

Ελληνικά, Κυπριακά: Άδωνης
English: Pheasant't eye

Adonis annua (syn. Adonis autumnalis L., Adonis phoenicea Bercht. & J.Presl., Pheasant's-eye, Adonis' Flower, Autumn Adonis, Autumn Pheasant's-eye, Blooddrops, Flos Adonis, Red Chamomile, Red Morocco, Rose-a-ruby, Soldiers-in-green) is a medicinal and ornamental plant and is a plant of the Ranunculaceae family.

It is native to North Africa, Western Asia, the Mediterranean, and Europe. The name Bird's Eye is also associated with the bird's-eye primrose. Pheasant's eye is also an alternative name for poet's narcissus.

Adonis annua grows to an height of 10 inches. The flowers are often scarlet in colour with darker spots at the base.

Adonis annua is one of 101 species deemed as a high priority for conservation in the UK by the wild flower and plant charity Plantlife. [1]


^ http://www.plantlife.org.uk/index.html Plantlife website

Bailey, L. H. (1910). Manual of Gardening (Second Edition).. Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation.
Bailey, L. H., ed. (1890). The American Garden: An Illustrated Journal of Horticulture.. New York:The Rural Publishing Co; available via Google Books.

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