P.E. Boissier & W. von Spruner, 1846
Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, Greece, Crete
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Fritillaria graeca subsp. thessala, Rix.
This member of the
Fritillariaceae* family was
given this name by Pierre Edmond Boissier and Wilhelm von Spruner in
1846. It is found in Albania, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, Greece and on
Crete, growing in limestone in forests with some water and
some sun. The bulbs can grow to two and a half centimetres, the
little plant up to 15 centimetres high.
The genera name meaning
'dice-box', for markings on petals. The species name for its
occurrence in Greece, actually; 'Greek'..
')Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG IV 2016, Fritillariaceae
now part of