Cyclamen persicum   Persian Sowbread

Cyclamen persicum whole Cyclamen persicum close

There were very few of these plants to be seen in flower at this time of year because they normally flower much earlier. The heart shaped leaves and the flower with a deep purple/red tip are typical. C. persicum has been used to develop cultivars which florists use in their flower arrangements.

Cyclamen persicum

Cyclamen persicum Persian Sowbread

Akamas peninsula, Cyprus 18th April 2011

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Cyclamen persicum Persian Sowbread

By coastal path, Akamas peninsula, Cyprus 18th April 2011

Added on May 11th 2011

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