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Colchicaceae A.P. de Candolle. Meadow-saffron Family.

Key to Colchicaceae

As here circumscribed, a family of about 15 genera and about 250 species, nearly cosmopolitan.

Ref: Chacón, Cusimano, & Renner (2014); Dahlgren, Clifford, & Yeo (1985); Nordenstam In Kubitzki (1998a); Vinnersten & Manning (2007). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Gloriosa superba, Beach, South China Sea, Miri Peninsula, Borneo, Sarawak, Malaysia 2 by Alan Cressler | Gloriosa superba source | Original Image ⭷


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