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Large-leaved Colchicum

Colchicum macrophyllum


Spring leaves, very big, up to 35cm. long and 14cm. broad, elliptic, with strong parallel grooves.


Grassy slopes, olive groves in middle and lower montane zone.


Endemic Crete, E. Aegean & SW. Turkey. Limited distribution on Crete, not common.

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1 Comment

rhonabloxsom 6 years ago

Wonderful photo, as all your photos are Foti! The colour of the flowers really glows!

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Χανιά, Κρήτη, Greece

Spotted on Oct 7, 2014
Submitted on Oct 9, 2014


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