• Turkey
  • is a species in the Cyclamen coum group from southwestern Turkey where it grows in rocky areas, deciduous woodlands, and scrub from 350-1,500 m, (1,150-4,920 ft) above sea level. (pacificbulbsociety.org)
  • He continued to write, with some 13 authored or co-authored books published between 1993 and 2005, many on bulbs or bulbous genera, such as Lilies : a romantic history with a guide to cultivation (1993) or The Cyclamen of Turkey (2001, with Neriman Özhatay). (wikipedia.org)
  • Only one-half of one percent of those bulbs are collected from the wild, mainly in Turkey, but survival of those species depends on intelligent regulation. (mcall.com)
  • The species name coum more likely refers to Koa or Quwê (an ancient region in eastern Cilicia, now part of Armenia and southeastern Turkey), which is part of the species' natural range, than to the island of Kos, where the species does not grow. (wikipedia.org)
  • sowbread
  • In many languages, cyclamen species are colloquially called by a name like the English sowbread, or swinebread (because they are said to be eaten by pigs), based on Medieval Latin panis porcinus: Saubrot in German, pain de pourceau in French, pan porcino in Italian, varkensbrood in Dutch, "pigs' manjū" in Japanese. (wikipedia.org)
  • commonly
  • Part of the problem is that consumers can't tell threatened species from those that are commonly cultivated from stock in bulb-producing countries. (mcall.com)
  • petal
  • also, in some older texts, the atrium itself Right atrial appendage Left atrial appendage Auricle (botany), an earlike projection on the base of a leaf or petal (in some cyclamen species, for example) An earlike projection at the base of the head of a planarium which is sensitive to touch and the presence of certain chemicals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Latin
  • By convention, the italicised term variegata as the second part of the Latin binomial name, indicates a species found in the wild with variegation (Aloe variegata). (wikipedia.org)
  • cultivation
  • The Dutch organizations will take additional steps to ensure the survival of the wild species through cultivation. (mcall.com)
  • deciduous
  • A deciduous species which has lived here for 100 years and was featured on the table of centurion rhodos at the Rhododendon, Camellia & Magnolia Group visit on Thursday. (caerhays.co.uk)
  • Iris
  • Also included are certain species of iris, narcissus, all species of Trillium and Sternbergia and others. (mcall.com)
  • Some plants have rhizomes that grow above ground or that lie at the soil surface, including some Iris species. (wikipedia.org)
  • flowers
  • I know, it's a little overkill for a kitchen sink ( pardon the dirty stock pot), but with all of the rain we've been having, the cyclamen make it in again, even though these lost alot of flowers in the rain, they are still starting to bloom. (growingwithplants.com)
  • The generic name means "moth-like" as the flowers of some species supposedly resemble moths in flight. (blogspot.ro)
  • nose
  • In all species, the stem is normally bent 150-180° at the tip, so that the nose of the flower faces downwards. (wikipedia.org)
  • flower
  • The good news is that the Dutch flower bulb industry and international environmental organizations have reached an agreement designed to preserve threatened or endangered species harvested from the wild. (mcall.com)
  • After pollination, the flower stem curls downwards slightly as the pod develops, but does not coil as in other cyclamens. (blogspot.ro)
  • rarely
  • Cyclamen creticum rarely self-fertilizes due to approach herkogamy, where the stigma is above the level of the anthers. (wikipedia.org)