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Parnassiana Archives

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Series Scardici


 Crocus series Scardici in Greece




spring flowering, lvs without white median stripe on upper surface. Prophyll and bracteole present. Tunics fibrous-reticulate


άνθιση ανοιξιάτικη, φύλλα χωρίς λευκή μεσαία λωρίδα στην επάνω επιφάνεια. Με πρόφυλλο και μικρό βράκτιο. Χιτώνες νηματώδεις-δικτυωτοί.



  •  Crocus pelistericus Pulevic, 1976               May-Jun     Mt Kajmakcalan (N Gr, SW FYROM, SE Albania-reported as new from the latter by Barina et al. 2015).  


fls deep violet, lvs 3-4 (-5), anthers yellow, style shortly divided into 3 orange-yellow branches, each branch fimbriate at apex. 

  άνθη μοβ, φύλλα 3-4 (-5), ανθήρες κίτρινοι, στύλος χωρισμένος σε 3 πορτοκαλί-κίτρινους βραχίωνες, κάθε ένας σχισμένος στην κορυφή. 


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Distribution of C. series Scardici in Greece 

Εξάπλωση του C. series Scardici στην Ελλάδα