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Crocus

See also: crocus

TranslingualEdit

Crocus vernus

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κρόκος (krókos, saffron). Named by botanist Carl von Linnaeus (1707-1778).[1][2]

Proper nounEdit

Crocus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Iridaceae — the crocuses, native to temperate Eurasia and North Africa.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Erhardt, Walter & Götz, Erich & Bödeker, Nils & Seybold, Siegmund, Zander. Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen. Dictionary of plant names. Dictionnaire des noms de plantes, Ulmer, 2000.
  2. ^ Hyam, Roger & Pankhurst, Richard, Plants and their Names. A Concise Dictionary, Oxford University Press, US, 1995.