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Crocus reticulatus

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. Reticulati
Species: Crocus reticulatus

Crocus reticulatus Steven ex Adams, Beitr. Naturk. 1: 45. 1805.

Typus: Habitat ad lineam Caucasicam, s.d. (Lectotypua: L, designated by Harpke et al., Turk. J. Bot. 38: 1196. 2014).


Crocus luteus M.Bieb., Tabl. Prov. Mer Casp.: 82. 1798.
Crocus reticulatus var. albicans Herb., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 29(Misc.): 83. 1843.
Crocus reticulatus var. auritextus Herb., J. Hort. Soc. London 2: 279. 1847.
Crocus reticulatus var. immaculatus Herb., Bot. Mag. 67: t. 3866. 1841.
Crocus reticulatus var. rectilimbus Herb., Bot. Mag. 67: t. 3866. 1841.
Crocus reticulatus subvar. rectilimbus (Herb.) Herb., J. Hort. Soc. London 2: 279. 1847.

Native distribution areas:
Primary references

Harpke, D., Peruzzi, L., Kerndorff, H., Karamplianis, T., Contantinidis, Th., Randjelović, V., Randjelović, N., Jušković, M., Pasche, E. & Blattner, F. 2014. Phylogeny, geographic distribution, and new taxonomic circumscription of the Crocus reticulatus species group (Iridaceae). Turkish Journal of Botany 38(6): 1182–1198. DOI: 10.3906/bot-1405-60 Open access Reference page.

Additional references

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 reticulatus in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Mar 17. Reference page.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Crocus reticulatus in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.

Vernacular names
magyar: Tarka sáfrány

Crocus reticulatus is a species of flowering plant in the genus Crocus of the family Iridaceae. It is a cormous perennial native to central and southern European Russia, the northern Caucasus, the Transcaucasus, and Ukraine.[1]

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