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The nice caudex can be exposed, and won't stand to be buried too deep.

Wild plants by Ori Fragman-Sapir,

Author:  Philip Miller, 1768
Origin:  Bulgaria, Iran, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, North Caucasus, Palestine, South European Russia, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Israel
Soil:  Mix -  Peat
Water:  Minimum - Medium
Sun:  Minimum
Thickness:  4 Centimetres
Height:  8 Centimetres
Flower:  Rose - Magenta - Pale - Dark Pink - White
Propagate:  Seeds
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Might be: Cyclamen europaeum, Carl Linnaeus, 1753.
Cyclamen hiemale Hilebr. 1904.
Cyclamen hyemale
Cyclamen trochopteranthum, O. Schwarz, 1975 = Cyclamen coum subsp. trochopteranthum, Ietsw. 2005.
Cyclamen parviflorum, Evgeniia Georgievna Pobedimova, 1946 = Cyclamen coum subsp. parviflorum,  Ietsw. 2005.
Cyclaminus coum, Bergmans.

This member of the Primulaceae was described by Philip Miller in 1768. It is found around the Black Sea in Russia, Turkey, Bulgaria and in Lebanon and Israel. It grows in the forests in rich soil with little water and little sun. It can stand rather hard frost. The caudex can grow up to four centimetres in diameter, the leaves will get eight centimetres height.  The flowers grow to twelve centimetres high, and wary in colour from white over rose and magenta to dark pink.

The genera name from Greek kyklos: 'circle' referring to the rounded tubers. The species name means 'from Cos'.

According to GRIN, it is a member of the Myrsinaceae family.

This is a winter-grower or real early spring-grower.

A exposed plant by Ori Fragman-Sapir,