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Crocus HyemalisTavor2

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Iridaceae
Subfamilia: Crocoideae
Tribus: Croceae
Genus: Crocus
Sectio: C. sect. Nudiscapus
Series: C. ser. Flavi
Species: Crocus hyemalis

Crocus hyemalis Boiss. & C.I.Blanche, Diagn. Pl. Orient. ser. 2, 4: 93. 1859.

Syntypes: 'Hab. in Syriae littorali in collibus prope Beyrout et Saida', Blanche, Gaillardot; 'in Libano ad 600 metr. alt. prope Scanderoun', Gaillardot; 'in Antilibano prope Wadi Barrada', Gaillardot (G, K).


Crocus hyemalis var. foxii Maw ex Boiss., Fl. Orient. 5: 106. 1882.

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Asia-Temperate
Regional: Western Asia
Lebanon-Syria (Lebanon), Palestine (Israel).

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
Additional references

Mathew, B.F. 1982. The Crocus. A revision of the genus Crocus (Iridacae). London: B.T. Batsford Ltd, 127 pp. + 96 plates. ISBN 0-7134-3390-6. Reference page.
Rukšāns, J. 2017. The World of Crocuses. 568 pp. The Latvian Academy of Sciences, Riga. ISBN 978-9934-19-125-1. Reference page.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Crocus hyemalis in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Mar 20. Reference page.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Crocus hyemalis in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Crocus hyemalis. Published online. Accessed: May 30 2018.

Crocus hyemalis is a species of flowering plant in the family Iridaceae.[2] It is referred to by the common name winter saffron and is native to Lebanon, the Palestine region and Syria.[3][4]

Fragman-Sapir, O.; Hamasha, H.; Sapir, Y.; Sawalha, K.M.S.; Semaan, M.; Taifour, H. (2017). "Crocus hyemalis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T13160422A18609469. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T13160422A18609469.en. Retrieved 20 November 2021.
"Crocus hyemalis Boiss. & Blanche". World Flora Online. The World Flora Online Consortium. n.d. Retrieved September 18, 2020.
"Crocus hyemalis Boiss. & Blanche". Plants of the World Online. The Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. n.d. Retrieved September 18, 2020.
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