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Cyclamen persicum Mill.






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Cyclamen L. (カガリビバナ/シクラメン)
Shikuramen (シクラメン), Persian cyclamen
Kagaribibana (カガリビバナ, 篝火花), Butanomanjuu (ブタノマンジュウ, 豚ノ饅頭)
Lifeform: short, tuberous, perennial forb
Distribution: the Mediterranean (between Greek to Tunisia)

introduced to Japan in Meiji Era

Habitat: rocky hillsides, shrubland, and woodland
Leaf: heart-shaped
Use: gardening
var. persicum: winter-and spring-flowering

f. persicum: white to pale pink
f. albidum (Jord.) Grey-Wilson: pure white
f. roseum Grey-Wilson, nom. provis.: rose-pink
f. puniceum (Glasau) Grey-Wilson: red to carmine

var. autumnale Grey-Wilson: autumn-flowering
Cultivars, such as Apollo, Fuchsia, Hallos White and Laser Rose
索引

Cyclamen persicum transplanted in Japan


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[1-3] in a small garden, Kobe Kitano Ijin-gai, Kobe City, western Japan, on March 16 2019.

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