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Colchicum autumnale

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Colchicum autumnale

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 15 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Colchicum autumnale
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Monocotyledonae
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Colchicum autumnale

International Common Names

  • English: autumn crocus; crocus (autumn); Meadow saffron
  • Spanish: Azafran silvestre; colchico; Colchico de otono
  • French: colchique; Colchique d'automne
  • Portuguese: colquico

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Herbst- Zeitlose
  • Italy: Colchico autumnale
  • Netherlands: Herfsttijdloos
  • Sweden: Tidloesa

EPPO code

  • CXHAU (Colchicum autumnale)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Monocotyledonae
  •                     Order: Liliales
  •                         Family: Liliaceae
  •                             Genus: Colchicum
  •                                 Species: Colchicum autumnale