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Crocus laevigatus

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Crocus laevigatus, the smooth crocus, is a species of flowering plant in the genus Crocus of the family Iridaceae, endemic to Kriti, Greece.[1]

Growing to 10 cm (3.9 in), it is a cormous perennial, with narrow swordlike leaves, and pale lilac or white flowers with a yellow centre, appearing in Autumn. It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit. [2]

The Latin specific epithet laevigatus means "smooth".[3]

References

  1. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ "Crocus laevigatus". www.rhs.org. Royal Horticultural Society. Retrieved 5 May 2020.
  3. ^ Harrison, Lorraine (2012). RHS Latin for Gardeners. United Kingdom: Mitchell Beazley. ISBN 184533731X.
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Crocus laevigatus: Brief Summary

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Crocus laevigatus, the smooth crocus, is a species of flowering plant in the genus Crocus of the family Iridaceae, endemic to Kriti, Greece.

Growing to 10 cm (3.9 in), it is a cormous perennial, with narrow swordlike leaves, and pale lilac or white flowers with a yellow centre, appearing in Autumn. It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

The Latin specific epithet laevigatus means "smooth".

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