Adonis cyllenea Boiss. & al.

Adonis cyllenea Boiss. & al.


    Taxon info

    Adonis cyllenea is a showy perennial of the A. vernalis group, discovered by Orphanides on Mt Killini in 1854 and believed for some time to be extinct, but now known from a handful of localities in the mountains of N Peloponnisos, notably with a large population on Mt Saitas, where it co-exists with Biebersteinia orphanidis (Plate 12: 5). It grows in somewhat damp places in ravines, dolines and open Abies cephalonica woodland at 1100–1600 m.A
    A. Dimopoulos, P., Raus, Th., Bergmeier, E. & al., Vascular plants of Greece: An annotated checklist. 31. 2013: p. 356 [Plate 20.1]


    IoI NPi SPi Pe StE EC NC NE NAe WAe Kik KK EAe 

    Greece (East Aegean islandsabsent; East Central Greeceabsent; Ionian Islandsabsent; Kikladesabsent; Kriti and Karpathosabsent; North Aegean islandsabsent; North Central Greeceabsent; North Pindosabsent; North-East Greeceabsent; Peloponnisospresent; South Pindosabsent; Sterea Ellasabsent; West Aegean islandsabsent)




    Greek endemic


    Geophyte (Cryptophyte)


    Woodlands and scrub, Temperate and submediterranean Grasslands

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