Henry Correvon, 1897
Pink - Purple
Cyclamen europaeum var. colchicum, Albov, 1895.
Cyclamen ponticum, Pobed. 1948.
Cyclamen purpurascens subsp. ponticum,
This member of the Primulaceae family was given this name by
Louis Henry Correvon in 1897. It is found
in north-western Georgia, growing in a rich soil with
some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to seven
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 20 centimetres in
flowers are from lavender over pink to purple.
The genera name from Greek kyklos:
'circle' referring to the rounded tubers. The species name from
Greek; kolchikon; 'poison root'.