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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Colchicum

autumn crocus
meadow saffron

Hierarchical position of the Genus Colchicum

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Liliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xv, 17. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Monocots
   Subclassis  Liliidae J.H. Schaffn.
pub. Ohio Naturalist 11: 413. Dec 1911.
   SuperOrdo  Lilianae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 473. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Colchicales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 59. 1829.
   Familia  Colchicaceae DC. in Lam. & DC.
pub. Fl. Fran´┐Ż., ed. 3, 3: 192. 17 Sep 1805, nom. cons.
   Subfamilia  Colchicoideae Burmeist.
pub. Handb. Naturgesch.: 223. 1837.
   Tribus  Colchiceae T. Nees & C.H. Eberm. ex Endl.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 137. Dec 1836.
   Genus  Colchicum L.
pub. (1753)
common name: colchicum

Named members of the Genus Colchicum

   Species  autumnale L.
common name: autumn crocus, colchicum, meadow saffron

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed October 31, 2004   


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