Arne Strid, 2009
subsp. peloponnesiacum Phitos, 2002.
This member of the Berberidaceae family
was given this name by Arne Strid in 2009. It is found in southern Greece, growing in a well drained
limestone soil with some water and some sun. The corm can grow to
three centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to twelve centimetres in height. The flowers are golden yellow.
The genera name from the Greek gymnos;
'naked' and Latin sperma; 'seed', referring to the unripe seeds which
are exposed when the membranous pericarp splits
The species name after Peloponnese; the peninsular, making up half of