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Cyclamen persicum

species of plant

Cyclamen persicum, the Persian cyclamen, is a species of flowering herbaceous perennial plant growing from a tuber, native to rocky hillsides, shrubland, and woodland up to 1,200 m (3,900 ft) above sea level, from south-central Turkey to Palestine and Jordan.

Cyclamen persicum
Yagur – Nesher, the Green Path – Mount Carmel 016.JPG
A typical wild form along the green path between Yagur and Nesher, Israel
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Primulaceae
Genus: Cyclamen
Species:
C. persicum
Binomial name
Cyclamen persicum
Synonyms
  • Cyclamen albidum Jord.
  • Cyclamen aleppicum Fisch. ex Hoffmanns.
  • Cyclamen antiochium Decne.
  • Cyclamen hederaceum Sieber ex Steud.
  • Cyclamen latifolium Sm.
  • Cyclamen persicum f. albidum (Jord.) Grey-Wilson
  • Cyclamen punicum Pomel
  • Cyclamen pyrolifolium Salisb.
  • Cyclamen tunetanum Jord.
  • Cyclamen utopicum Hoffmanns.
  • Cyclamen vernale Mill.
  • Cyclamen vulgare Champy
  • Cyclaminus persica (Mill.) Asch.