Fritillaria kittaniae Endemic

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This small and very variable plant only grows in one area of Antalya in Turkey at Elmali near Gombe and not far from Kas. The variability has been attributed to the idea that it may developed from a hybrid between Fritillaria carica and Fritillaria pinardii. In spite of the variability, it usually has the yellowish striping of the petals.


Fritillaria kittaniae

Fritillaria kittaniae No English name

Mountains behind Kas, South West Turkey, 1st April 2015

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Fritillaria kittaniae No English name

LHS: Mountains behind Kas 1st April 2015, RHS En route to Finike, South Western Turkey 2nd April 2015

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