Philip Miller, 1768
Bulgaria, Iran, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, North Caucasus,
Palestine, South European Russia, Transcaucasus, Turkey,
- Magenta - Pale - Dark Pink
Cyclamen europaeum, Carl Linnaeus, 1753.
Cyclamen hyemale Salib.
Cyclamen trochopteranthum, O. Schwarz, 1975 =
Cyclamen coum subsp. trochopteranthum, Ietsw.
Cyclamen parviflorum, Evgeniia Georgievna Pobedimova,
1946 = Cyclamen coum subsp. parviflorum, Ietsw.
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
According to GRIN, it
is a member of the Myrsinaceae family.
This is a winter-grower
or real early spring-grower.