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Taxon: Cyclamen europaeum L.

Synonym of Cyclamen purpurascens Mill.

Genus: Cyclamen subgenus: Cyclamen series: Purpurascens
Family: Primulaceae
Nomen number: 12735
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:145. 1753, nom. utique rej.
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Comments:Name verified on: 11-Feb-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME. (previously associated with 6 accessions)

Economic importance:


  • Brummitt, R. K. 2000. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 49. Taxon 49:271–272. [rejection proposal recommended].
  • Cafferty, S. & C. Grey-Wilson. 1998. (1354) Proposal to reject the name Cyclamen europaeum (Primulaceae). Taxon 47:479–480.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. [considers as nom. confusum].
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Grey-Wilson, C. 1988. The genus Cyclamen. 58, 106.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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