Colchicum pusillum

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Colchicum pusillum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Liliales
Family: Colchicaceae
Genus: Colchicum
Species: C. pusillum
Binomial name
Colchicum pusillum

Colchicum pusillum is a species of perennial flowering plant in the family Colchicaceae that is easily identified by its up to 6 narrow (2mm or 1/16") leaves produced during or shortly after flowering. The flowers are star shaped and pale pink in colour. Its native region is Crete, Greece and Cyprus.[1]


  1. ^ Autumn Bulbs by Roy Leeds (B.T. Batsford Ltd) 2006 ISBN 0-7134-8962-6