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Cyclamen  creticum (Dörfl.) Hildebr.   
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FamilyPRIMULACEAE
Genus species var.Cyclamen  creticum (Dörfl.) Hildebr. 
SynonymsCyclamen repandum var. creticum Dörfl. (basionym)
 Cyclamen balearicum ssp. creticum (Dörfl.) Ietsw.
 Cyclamen hederifolium ssp. creticum (Dörfl.) O.Schwarz
Territory Southeastern EuropeKriti
thickets and woods
Altitude0-1300m
Description bulbs flattened, leaves obcordate, subentire, adaxially dark green, silvery variegate, calyx lobes ovate-lanceolate, petals ovate-lanceolate, 15-25mm long
Size10-15cm
Colorpale pink, white
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuberous perennial
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationseed in autumn on surface of substrate, moist, dark
division of resting tubers
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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