Colchicum autumnale

Colchicum autumnale

Colchicum autumnale L.
Engl.: autumn crocus, meadow saffron, colchicum, naked boys.
Deu.: Herbst-Zeitlose.
Suom.: syysmyrkkylilja, alastonimpi, syksyn myrkkylilja.
Sven.: tidlösa, hösttidlösa, nakna jungfrun, vanlig tidlösa.
Pharm.: colchici radix, colchici semen.

Photo: Colchicum autumnale 8.

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Flowers. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 2005-09-20.

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Flowering plants. None of those leaves belong to the autumn crocus - that just flowers, in autumn, without any leaf. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 2005-09-20.

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Flowers. Chelsea Physic Garden, London, UK. Planted. 2005-09-08.

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Flowers. Chelsea Physic Garden, London, UK. Planted. 2005-09-08.

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Leaf, dying back. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 2005-07-01.

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Plants in spring: leaf only, no flowers. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 2005-05-13.

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Flowers. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 2000-10-09.

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Flowers. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 1999-09-21.

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Plants in leaf. The leaf dies back and you don't even know it's there, until late autumn, when it flowers. Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 1999-06-29.

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