Species within a genus

Genus: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
COLCHICUM (G)
Men-in-a-boat (Wf) Cup and Saucer(Le) Patrysblom
Family: COLCHICACEAE
Colchis, = a province in Asis, east of the Black Sea, celebrated on account of the golden fleece and Medea; -icus, = indicates ‘belonging to’. colchicon, = meadow-saffron. colchicum, = a plant with a poisonous root: C. auctumnale. The name Colchis had reference to the poisonous arts of the legendary Medea of Colchis**.
(Ox, BL, ld)
Colchicum eucomoides (G, La)

Location: (F, K)
eu-, = well; (well, good, thoroughly, completely, truly) come, = the hair; the foliage, leaves of trees. coma, = the hair of the head. (tuft of hair) -oides, = like, resembling, having the form or nature of.
(LS, BL, ld)