Plant Systematics and Evolution

, Volume 129, Issue 4, pp 255–260 | Cite as

Seed coat structure ofCrocus vernus agg. (Iridaceae)

  • Ryszard Kujat
  • Jan N. Rafiński


Cytotypes of theCrocus vernus aggregate differ slightly in their seed surface patterns.Crocus albiflorus may be grouped together withCrocus vernus subsp.vernus, both are relatively easily distinguishable by their seed surface patterns from theCrocus scepusiensis—Crocus heuffelianus group.

Key words

Iridaceae Crocus vernus agg. C. albiflorus C. heuffelianus C. scepusiensis C. vernus subsp.vernus Cytotype seed surface patterns 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ryszard Kujat
    • 1
  • Jan N. Rafiński
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Comparative AnatomyJagellonian UniversityKrakówPoland

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