Carl Ludwig Sprenger, 1892
||White -Pale Pink
- Deep Pink - Rose Pink - Carmine Purple
Cyclamen coum subsp. alpinum, O. Schwarz.
Cyclamen trochopteranthum, Otto Schwarz,1975.
Cyclamen alpinum f. leucanthum, Grey-Wilson.
This member of the Primulaceae
family was given this name by Carl Ludwig Sprenger in 1892. It is found
in south-western Turkey, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to five or even
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to eight centimetres in
flowers are from white, over shades of pink to carmine purple.
The genera name from Greek kyklos:
'circle' referring to the rounded tubers. The species name despite it is found only in the
altitude of from 350–1500 metres.