Crocus cancellatus

Iridaceae.                                                                                                            Monocot.


These delicate crocuses were found hiding amongst the rocks around Sendoukia. The translucent tepals vary in colour from pale mauve to violet, and often having 3 darker lines on the outer surface, the centre is pale yellow. The stigma is bright yellow with 3 finely divided branches the stamens are also yellow.

The narrow pointed leaves are bright green and shiny, typical of the crocus leaves. They do not usually appear until after the flowers.

3.5cm 10-12cm.                                                                                                  JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
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