Kasimir Medikus, 1790
Baleares, Canary Islands, France, Gulf States, India, Libya,
Morocco, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Portugal, Saudi Arabia,
Spain, Tunisia, West Himalaya, Western Sahara, Yugoslavia
/ White - Pale Pink
var. fulvum, Ball.
Agraphis serotina, Heynh.
Hyacinthus lividus, Pers.
Hyacinthus serotinus L.
Lachenalia serotina, Willd.
Scilla serotina, Ker Gawl.
Scilla sordida, Salisb.
Tricharis serotina, Salisb.
Uropetalon serotinum, Ker Gawl.
Zuccangnia serotina, Dennst.
This member of the
Hyacinthaceae family was described by Friedrich Kasimir Medikus in
1790. It is found in
Algeria, Baleares, Canary Islands, France, Gulf States, India,
Libya, Morocco, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Portugal, Saudi Arabia,
Spain, Tunisia, West Himalaya, Western Sahara and Yugoslavia, growing in a
well drained soil with some water and some sun. The bulb will grow
to two centimetres in diameter, the leaves to 12 centimetres in
The flower up to 20 centimetres in height and it is green and white
The genera name from the
Turkish name for the musk hyacinth. The species name means 'late in
the year', blooming in autumn.
*)Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG IV 2016, Hyacinthaceae
now part of