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Hyacinth

Hyacinthus orientalis

Description:

Hyacinthus is a genus of bulbous flowering plants in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Scilloideae.[1] The genus was formerly the he type genus of the separate family Hyacinthaceae; prior to that they were placed in the lily family Liliaceae.[2] They are commonly called Hyacinths (pronounced /ˈhaɪəsɪnθs/), and are native to the eastern Mediterranean region, west Iran, and Turkmenistan. Three species are within the genus Hyacinthus: - Hyacinthus litwinowii - Hyacinthus orientalis - (Common, Dutch or Garden Hyacinth) - Hyacinthus transcaspicus

Habitat:

Flower field


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Langedijk, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Lat: 52.69, Long: 4.74

Spotted on Apr 12, 2004
Submitted on Sep 6, 2011

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