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Author:  Friedrich H. Gustav Hildebrand, 1906
Origin:  Turkey; South-West Anatolia
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Minimum - Medium
Thickness:  8 Centimetres
Height:  5 Centimetres
Flower:  Dark / Light Pink
Propagate:  Seeds/Bulbs
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Might be: Cyclamen cilicium subsp. mirabile, J. H. Ietswaart, 2005.
Cyclamen mirabile f. niveum, Jill White & Grey-Wilson.
Cyclamen cilicium subsp. mirabile, Ietsw.

This member of the Primulaceae was described by Friedrich Hermann Gustav Hildebrand in 1906. It is found in the forest of south-western Anatolia of Turkey, growing in gravel, limestone or other well drained soil with some water and little to some sun. The bulb can grow up to eight centimetres. The flowers are pale and dark pink, and occurs in autumn.

The genera name from Greek kyklos: 'circle' referring to the rounded tubers. The species name is Latin for 'wonderful'.