Autumn crocus

John Grimshaw john@oltarakwa.co.uk
Tue, 16 Apr 2013 01:44:50 PDT
This looks to me like one of the Crocus serotinus complex, as indicated by
the multi-branched 'tufted' style, the coloration of the flowers and the
hint of new leaves.

John Grimshaw



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On Behalf Of Ina
Sent: 16 April 2013 08:57
To: Pacific Bulb Society
Subject: Re: [pbs] Autumn croscus

Peter, it looks like 6 to me.  I am not knowledgeable on these things, the
stamens look like frilly lace to me. And it looks like more than 3.

https://picasaweb.google.com/102349754034616089606…
gCLqvrc-IwcC7gAE#5867348924354895490

Ina Crossley
Auckland New Zealand  Zone 10

On 16/04/2013 6:20 p.m., Peter Taggart wrote:
> Looks like a Crocus Ina, are there thee stigma? there would be six if 
> it were a Colchicum but only three for an irid.
> Peter (UK)
>
> On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 4:23 AM, Ina <klazina@orcon.net.nz> wrote:
>
>> I said I have no crocuses, however, mine are Sternbergia and this 
>> one, and neither are strictly crocuses.  I would like to know what 
>> this one is though.  Is it a Colchicum?  I don't think so.
>>
>>
>> https://picasaweb.google.com/102349754034616089606…
>> y=Gv1sRgCLqvrc-IwcC7gAE#5867278437512359154
>>
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