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Helleborus caucasicus A. Braun
[(H. polychromus Kolak. p.p., H. orientalis auct. p.p.)]

  • Helleborus guttatus A. Braun et Sauer

    Evergreen shortly rhizomatous plant 20-30 cm during flowering. Basal leaves coriaceous, long-petioled, lobate, 20-60 cm x 15-40 cm. Flowers 1-3, large, 4 cm diam. Perianth lobes greenish or yellow-brown. V - new growth from March in the wild, from April in St Petersburg. Fl - April-May. Fr - June. P - by division and by seed. Comes into flower the fifth year after sowing. One mature plant can have 20 flowering stems. Z 5 (4, 3).

    Caucasus (Transcaucasus, Talysh) and Asia Minor. Broadleaved or coniferous forests.


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