Flower color distribution: Marginate. In it's natural habitat you'll find this plant growing within rocky areas, among many shrub vegetation areas and over 1000m above sea levels. Cyclamen persicum is a traditional medicinal plant that showed to have some medicinal effects. The patterned foliage and highly scented flowers make it a good pot plant. Volume 5 : Herbaceous ornamental and useful plants . Cover Crop Seed. 9, 2018, pp. 195-206, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Cyclamen_persicum&oldid=994046002, Articles with dead external links from August 2020, Articles with permanently dead external links, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, A typical wild form along the green path between, This page was last edited on 13 December 2020, at 20:59. Wetland Status. Genus: Cyclamen L. Cyclamen persicum Mill. Leaf colour, pattern: Feathered. The distribution map is currently disabled. It grows as a perennial, herbaceous plant that reaches heights of growth up to 32 cm. Flowers bloom from winter to spring (var. The different varieties of the it were created exclusively by breeding with variants of the wild species. Flower length: 4,5 - 5 cm. Photo Cyclamen persicum kleinbloemig Goblet Shine on Group Flowers. The fruits are capsules, which are sunk into the ground with increasing maturity, by waxing and curling of the stem. The germination period is 20 to 30 days. Rosettes of superbly marked and marbled leaves surround bunches of rose-petalled flowers, blotched at the base and veined in red. In the summer months, the high temperature and the dryness lead to the death of the aerial plant parts. Promoting the cultivation, conservation, and knowledge of Cyclamen genus. There are a few exceptions to this such as the central Israeli distribution for C. persicum (fig 2). – florist's cyclamen Subordinate Taxa. An introgression of other species has not occurred. Cultivars of this species are the commonly seen florist's cyclamen. There are two natural varieties and several named forms, distinguished by flowering time and predominant petal color. Cyclamen persicum, the Persian cyclamen, is a species of flowering herbaceous perennial plant growing from a tuber, native to rocky hillsides, shrubland, and woodland up to 1,200 m (3,900 ft) above sea level, from south-central Turkey to Lebanon-Syria and the Palestine region. Yearbook of the Bochum Botanical Association. [2], After pollination, the flower stem curls downwards slightly as the pod develops, but does not coil as in other cyclamens. In all species, the stem is normally bent 150-180° at the tip, so that the nose of the flower faces downwards. After germination, the seed boxes are highlighted. BT Batsford, London 2002. The preferred growing sites include pine forests, oak thickets and open rocky slopes mostly on calcareous soils up to an altitude of 1000 meters. Heart-shaped, dark-green leaves have silver markings. The upper leaf surface often has a green-silvery marbled colour drawing, the leaf underside may be pale green or reddish. In the eastern part of Greece, the only deposits in Europe could be occupied. In Western Asia, stocks were confirmed in Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, western Syria and western Turkey. [22], Cyclamen are propagated by seeds. Flower color distribution: Marginate. Cyclamen Persicum seeds can be started indoors, and the Cyclamen plants can be used for house plants or bedding plants in partial shade outdoors. Eckehart J. Jäger, Friedrich Ebel, Peter Hanelt, Gerd K. Mueller (ed. Springer, Spektrum Academic Publisher, Berlin / Heidelberg 2008, Armin Jagel, Marcus Lubienski: Cyclamen persicum - Cyclamen (Primulaceae) and other cyclamen in the garden. Clover Seeds. The cyclamen persicum is the most famous and the mother of the cyclamens, providing the cultivation basis for numerous other varieties and subgroups. 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