De beschrijving van Colchicum triphyllum .....
Description: Corm 0.8-2.5 x 0.5-1.5 cm, ovoid to
subglobose; outer tunics membranous, dark brown, inner
tunics membranous, yellowish-brown to light brown;
neck absent. Cataphyll 4-18 (-20) x 0.3-1 cm, white or
yellowish-white, sometimes purplish-pink in upper part.
Leaves synanthous, 3 (-4), suberect to arcuate, extending
2-12 cm from cataphyll at anthesis, 10-15 (-18) x 0.5-1
(-1.5) cm at maturity, linear-lanceolate, acute or
subacute, slightly undulate or entire, margin scabrid or
glabrous. Flowers 1-6, funnel-shaped to campanulate;
perianth tube exceeding the cataphyll by 1-8 cm, white or
cream; segments 1-2.5 (-3) x 0.5-1 (-1.2) cm, narrowly
elliptic to oblong-elliptic or oblanceolate, each segment
10-21 veins, light pink or purplish-pink, not tessellated,
acute to obtuse, sometimes with filiform lamellae or
auricles at base, filament channels distinct, glabrous.
Stamens shorter or longer than 1/2 of perianth limb in
length; filaments 5-10 mm, white or yellowish-white,
with swollen orange yellow base, glabrous; anthers 2-4 x
1-2 mm, purplish-black or greenish-black, without
membranous margin. Styles straight, white or cream,
stigmas punctiform. Capsule 1.5-3 x 0.8-1.5 cm, ovoid to
oblong-ovoid to elliptic, apiculate, glabrous; seeds 1.5-3
mm diam., almost globose, dark brown to reddishbrown.
Flowering time, February-May; Leaves and
fruiting time: April-June.
Similar species: C. triphyllum is similar to C. szovitsii.
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