P.E. Boissier & T. von Heldreich,
||Rich - Mix
Minimum - Medium
Hildebrand, 1906 =
Cyclamen cilicium subsp. mirabile,
J. H. Ietswaart, 2005.
Cyclamen intaminatum, Christopher Grey-Wilson, 1988 =
Cyclamen cilicium subsp. intaminatum, J.
H. Ietswaart, 2005.
Cyclamen cilicium f. album, E.Frank & Koenen.
This member of the
Primulaceae family was given this name by Pierre
Edmond Boissier and Theodor Heinrich Hermann von Heldreich
1849. It is found in the dry forests of the
Taurus Mountains of southern Anatolia, Turkey. It grows in a rather
rich but well drained soil with some water during the winter and
none at summer time. The caudex can grow to seven centimetres, the
flowers are from white to pink, and occurs in the late autumn,
before the leaves.
genera name from Greek kyklos:
'circle' referring to the rounded tubers. The species name, as it
originates from from Cilicia, a region of southern Asia Minor.
is a winter grower.