|Author: ||James Edward Smith, 1806|
Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Southern
France, Italy, Serbia, Algeria, Corse, East Aegean Island,
Greece, Sardegna, Switzerland, Yugoslavia|
||Medium - Maximum|
Minimum - Medium|
10 Centimetres |
Spring Sowbread, Wavy Cyclamen|
Might be: Cyclaminus repanda,
Paul Friedrich August Ascherson, 1892.|
Cyclamen repandum var. baborense, Debussche & Quézel.
Cyclamen repandum subsp. peloponnesiacum, Grey-Wilson.
Cyclamen repandum var. vividum, Grey-Wilson.
This member of the
was given this name by James Edward Smith in 1806. It is found in Southern
Algeria, growing in a rich soil with
quite some water and little to some sun. The caudex can grow to 4,5 or
even 7 centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to 10 centimetres in height. The flowers are reddish pink.
The genera name from Greek kyklos:
'circle' referring to the rounded tubers. The
species name repandum is Latin for 'bent back' or 'turned up'.