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Crocus cancellatus pamphylicus

Flowering Time

Autumn

Distribution

S Turkey

Native Climate

Mediterranean, relatively high rainfall

Wild Habitat

Rocky places in scrub

Distinctive Features

Pale flowers, white anthers, netted corm tunic

Closest Relatives

Crocus cancellatus mazziaricus;  

Crocus cancellatus damascenus;  

Crocus cancellatus cancellatus;

Crocus cancellatus lycius

Cultivation Requirements

Winter protection away from native regions, dryish summer rest

Availability

Rarely offered

Distinct from the other subspecies by its' white anthers, subspecies pamphylicus has a relatively restricted distribution in the Western Taurus mountains.

Crocus cancellatus pamphylicus

Crocus cancellatus pamphylicus

  • Corms and Tunics
  • Leaves
  • Flowers
  • Stamens and Styles
  • Pollination and Seeds