yellow squills in Passenger to Teheran

Jane McGary
Sun, 07 Mar 2010 18:09:20 PST
Boyce wrote
>Hmm. What is the range of the yellow, and fragrant Muscari?

Muscari macrocarpum, Aegean Islands and western Turkey, is what 
initially occurred to me, but Muscari muscarimi could be thought of 
as yellowish in some forms, and is certainly fragrant -- also SW Turkey.

Either of these, but particularly M. macrocarpum, may have been 
cultivated by the flower-loving Persians, and I doubt that 
Sackville-West was wandering around in the mountains.

Jane McGary

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