Hyacinthella leucophaea (K. Koch) Schur

Hyacinthella leucophaea (K. Koch) Schur


    Taxon info

    Hyacinthella leucophaea is a species of SE Europe, with subsp. atchleyi in the S part of its range from Attiki to Serbia and W Bulgaria (cf. Persson & Persson in Candollea 55: 213–225. 2000), with a recent report also from Peloponnisos. It is rare in Greece, being reasonably abundant only on Mt Vourinos. It was described and illustrated, as Bellevalia atchleyi, in Hooker’s Icones Plantarum (34: t. 3329. 1937), named after S. C. Atchley, author of the illustrated book Wild flowers of Attica (1938).A
    A. Dimopoulos, P., Raus, Th., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, Th., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A. & Tzanoudakis, D. 2013: Vascular plants of Greece: An annotated checklist. 31: p. 342 [Plate 13.2]


    GR(IoI NPi Pe StE EC NC NE WAe

    Greece (East Central Greece present; Ionian Islands present; North Central Greece present; North Pindos present; North-East Greece present; Peloponnisos present; Sterea Ellas present; West Aegean islands present)


    Native / Non Range-Restricted


    European-SW Asian


    Geophyte (Cryptophyte)


    Xeric Mediterranean Phrygana and grasslands

    IUCN category

    Not Evaluated

    Presidential Decree 67/81


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