|Author: ||Philip Miller, 1768|
Austria, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany,
Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Switzerland, Yugoslavia (Romania ,
10 Centimetres |
Alpine Cyclamen, European Cyclamen, Purple
Cyclamen purpurascens subsp.
immaculatum, Halda & SojŠk.|
This member of the
was given this name by Philip Miller in 1768. It is found in Austria,
Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland,
Switzerland, Yugoslavia and has been introduced to
Russia. It is growing in a rich soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to
six centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to ten centimetres in height. The flowers are deep pink.
The genera name from Greek kyklos:
'circle' referring to the rounded tubers. The species name from the Latin
verb purpurāscō; become purple.