This site is an amateur project for the present of plants seen in Kocaeli.
Scientific description of each species
Benefits and harms of each species
Descriptive photos of each species
Etymological origin of each species
Giants of Botany
(370 - 287 BC)
Flora of Kocaeli
Key to the Genera
Corm ovoid to subglobose, around 1.0–1.5 cm in diameter. Outer tunics membranous to coriaceous, inner tunics softer, neck short 3.0–4.5 mm long; rings with many conspicuous teeth, teeth 0.50–3.25 mm long.
Herbs, perennial, moderately pubescent with appressed stellate trichomes. Stems 40–75 cm, ascending, terete, branched at base, leafy, pubescent with 5–7 unequal-rayed stellate trichomes longest rays of which parallel to stem long axis, some appearing as submalpighiaceous.
The general description is the same as that of subsp. speciosus but with the following characteristics: corm tunics membranous, without basal rings, perianth tube up to 10cm long, perianth segments 30-35mm long, throat deep yellow.