Acis valentina

Quick Characteristics:

Flower Colors: white
Flower Season: early autumn
Life form: bulb

Acis valentina (Pau) Lledó, A.P.Davis & M.B.Crespo, syn. Leucojum valentinum Pau, is from Spain, Greece, and the Ionian islands where it grows in sunny rocky places. It is a fall blooming species that bears white flowers with sharp points on the outer segments. It is also different from Acis autumnalis in another way by having a six-lobed disc at the base of the ovary. Photos 1 and 2 from John Lonsdale. Photos 3 and 4 from Jane McGary, showing a cluster of bulbs flowering in a garden in Portland, Oregon, in August.

Acis valentina, John LonsdaleAcis valentina, John LonsdaleAcis valentina, Jane McGaryAcis valentina, Jane McGary

Photos from Mary Sue Ittner. The last photo shows the bulb on a 1 cm grid.

Acis valentina, Mary Sue IttnerAcis valentina fruit, Mary Sue IttnerAcis valentina bulb, Mary Sue Ittner

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