Folia Geobotanica

, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp 103–108 | Cite as

A new polyploidScilla (Liliaceae) from the Cretan area (Greece)

  • Dimitris TzanoudakisEmail author
  • Zaharias Kypriotakis


Scilla talosii Tzanoudakis etKypriotakis from the islet of Dia is described as a new species. It is an autumn-flowering taxon related toScilla autumnalis L. andS. obtusifolia Poiret but distinct morphologically and cytologically from both these taxa.S. talosii is polyploid with 2n=ca. 150 chromosomes.


Chromosome number Greek flora Island flora Liliaceae New species Polyploidy Scilla talosii 


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© Institute of Botany, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Plant Biology, Department of BiologyUniversity of PatrasPatrasGreece
  2. 2.Technological Education Institute of EraklionSchool of Agricultural TechnologyEraklionGreece

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