Fritillaria kurdica

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Fritillaria kurdica
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Liliales
Family: Liliaceae
Genus: Fritillaria
F. kurdica
Binomial name
Fritillaria kurdica

Fritillaria kurdica is a Middle Eastern species of bulb-forming plants in the lily family, native to Iran, Iraq, Turkey, and Caucasus.[1][2][3][4] The species is sometimes cultivated in other regions as an ornamental.[5]

Fritillaria Kurdica (full name, "Fritillaria Kurdica. Bulletin of Kurdish Studies") is also the name of an academic periodical published in Poland, devoted to the study of the culture and history of the Kurdish People.[6][7]


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Boissier, Pierre Edmond & Noë, Friedrich Wilhelm. 1859. Diagnoses Plantarum Orientalium Novarum, series 2, vol 4: page 103
  3. ^ Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Conspectus Florae Caucasi 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae
  4. ^ Fritillaria Icones, Fritillaria crassifolia subsp. kurdica historical and taxonomic information in English; reproductions of old color illustrations
  5. ^ Alpine Garden Society Plant Encyclopaedia
  6. ^ Fritillaria Kurdica. Bulletin of Kurdish Studies, Section for Kurdish Studies, Department of Iranian Studies, Institute of Oriental Studies, Jagiellonian University (Kraków, Poland)
  7. ^ Kurdlist Community News