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Narcissus hedraeanthus

Narcissus hedraeanthus (*)

Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamilia: Amaryllidoideae
Tribus: Narcisseae
Genus: Narcissus
Subgenus: N. subg. Narcissus
Sectio: N. sect. Bulbocodii
Species: Narcissus hedraeanthus
Subspecies: N. h. subsp. hedraeanthus – N. h. subsp. luteolentus

Narcissus hedraeanthus (Webb & Heldr.) Colmeiro, Enum. Pl. Penins. Hispano-Lusit. 5: 80 (1889).

Corbularia hedraeantha Webb & Heldr., Cat. Pl. Hisp.: 220 (1850).
Narcissus bulbocodium var. hedraeanthus (Webb & Heldr.) John Gilbert Baker, Handb. Amaryll.: 3 (1888).
Narcissus bulbocodium subsp. hedraeanthus (Webb & Heldr.) K.Richt., Pl. Eur. 1: 237 (1890).
Narcissus cantabricus subsp. hedraeanthus (Webb & Heldr.) Fern.Casas, Fontqueria 1: 12 (1982).

Native distribution areas:
Narcissus hedraeanthus

Continental: Europe
Regional: Southwestern Europe

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

Colmeiro, M. 1889. Enumeracion y Revision de las Plantas de la Peninsula Hispano-Lusitana e Islas Baleares... 5: 80.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2018. Narcissus hedraeanthus in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2018 Aug. 05. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Narcissus hedraeanthus. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 05 2018.
The Plant List 2013. Narcissus hedraeanthus in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published online. Accessed: 2018 Aug. 05. 2018. Narcissus hedraeanthus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 05 Aug. 2018.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Narcissus hedraeanthus in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Narcissus hedraeanthus is a species of the genus Narcissus (daffodils) in the family Amaryllidaceae. It is classified in Section Bulbocodium, and is among the smallest species in that genus. It flowers in December.


Narcissus hedraeanthus is 5 – 8 cm in height, the sessile flowers which are up facing and pale yellow have a perianth 5 mm wide with a corona 7 mm by 10 mm. The exserted stamens are orange. The flowers are fragrant.[3][4]

The natural distribution range is the Sierra de Cazorla in Spain.

The Plant List
Enum. Pl. Penins. Hispano-Lusit. 5: 80 1889.
Hanks, Gordon R (2002). Narcissus and Daffodil: The Genus Narcissus. London: Taylor and Francis. p. 427. ISBN 0415273447. Retrieved 12 November 2014.

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John W. Blanchard: Narcissus. A Guide to Wild Daffodils, Alpine Garden Society, Woking 1990.
Dumont's Gartenhandbuch: Blumenzwiebeln und Knollen, Dumont Buchverlag, Köln 1998, ISBN 3-7701-4336-1.
Walter Erhardt: Narzissen - Osterglocken, Jonquillen, Tazetten, Ulmer Verlag, Stuttgart 1993, ISBN 3-8001-6489-2.

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