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Narcissus serotinus

Narcissus serotinus (*)

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. Hermione
Sectio: N. sect. Serotini
Species: Narcissus serotinus

Narcissus serotinus L., Sp. Pl. 1: 290 (1753).

Typus: Löfling s.n. (Lectotype, designated by Barra & López González 1984: 358: Herb. Linn. no. 412.14 (rl|LINN}})


Argenope serotina (L.) Salisb., Gen. Pl.: 102 (1866), comb. inval.
Calathinus serotinus (L.) Raf., Fl. Tellur. 4: 21 (1838).
Hermione serotina (L.) Haw., Monogr. Narcissin.: 13 (1831).
Narcissus serotinus var. genuinus Maire & Weiller, Fl. Afr. Nord 6: 63 (1959), nom. inval.
Queltia serotina (L.) Jord. in C.T.A.Jordan & J.P.Fourreau, Icon. Fl. Eur. 3: 36 (1903).
Narcissus serotinus var. emarginatus Chabert, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 36: 321 (1889).
Type locality: Algeria: Médáh.


N. × perezlarae

Narcissus serotinus Salzm. ex Schousb. nom. illeg. = Narcissus elegans.

Until 2005 / 2007 not separated from Narcissus miniatus.
Native distribution areas:

Continental: Europe
Regional: Southwestern Europe
Portugal, Spain.
Continental: Africa
Regional: Northern Africa
Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia.

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

Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum. Tomus I: 290. Reference page.

Additional references

Díaz Lifante, Z. & Andrés Camacho, C. 2007. Morphological variation of Narcissus serotinus L. s.l. (Amaryllidaceae) in the Iberian Peninsula. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 154(2): 237–257. DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8339.2007.00653.x Open access Reference page.


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

Vernacular names
suomi: Neidonnarsissi

Narcissus serotinus is a species of the genus Narcissus (daffodils) in the family Amaryllidaceae. It is classified in Section Serotini. It is native to southern Europe from Portugal to Greece. It also native to Israel, where it blossoms in the autumn.

Narcissus serotinus has one of the smallest coronas of the genus (see illustration). The flowers are fragrant, the tepals white and the small corona yellow.

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Sp. Pl. 290 1753.

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