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Narcissus deficiens   (Triparted-crown late Narcissus)


Narcissus deficiens  (AMARYLLIDACEAE.) 
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Profile Date Nov-2004 (taxon update: none)
Citation for this page Mifsud, S. (2022). Narcissus deficiens - datasheet created on Nov-2004. Retrieved from MaltaWildPlants.com on 12-Jun-2024

Nomenclature and Basic Information

Species name :

Narcissus deficiensHerb.
Published in Edwards's Bot. Reg. 33: t. 22 (1847)

Synonyms :
(basionym or principal syn.)

Narcissus serotinus subsp. deficiens (Herb.) K.Richt.
Full list of synonyms : [Euro+Med] [PlantList] [IPNI] [POWO] [Catalogue of Life] [Worldplants.de]

Plant Family :

Amaryllidaceae Jaume St.-Hil (The Daffodil or Amaryllis Family)
28 species from the Amaryllidaceae family are recorded from the Maltese Islands.

English name(s) :

Triparted-crown late Narcissus, Triparted-crown autumn Narcissus, Herbert's autumn Narcissus

Maltese name(s) :

Narċis imwaħħar, Ranċis imwaħħar

Status for Malta :

Indigenous. Present on the Maltese islands before man

Frequency :

Very Common     Common    Frequent    Scarce     Rare    Very rare    Extinct

Growth form :

Raunkiaer lifeform [info]: GEOPHYTE ( bearing underground bulbs, rhizomes, stolons, etc. )
Germination [info]: Monocotyledon

Legal Protection :

Not legally protected till the last update of this website (2/Mar/2022)

Red List (1989) :

Not listed in the Red Data Book of the Maltese Islands

Flowering Time :

September – November

Colour of Flowers:

White

Toxicity:

Mildy toxic, can cause adverse conditions if consumed in large quantities

Name Derivation :

Narcissus: To numb, stun or paralyze, referring to the narcotic properties of several plants in this genus. In Greek mythology Narcissus was an attractive youth who fell in love with his own image in water and pined away for it until he died and changed into the narcissus flower. (Greek origin )
deficiens:

Planting in rural areas :

Can be planted in rural areas according to ERA Guidelines


Description, Habitat and Distribution
Habitat in Europe: Stony hillsides, garigue, steppe and other dry places
Preferred habitat in Malta: Garigue, steppe, rocky wasteland.
Botanical Description: Bulb 15-25 x 12-20 mm. Leaves 10-20 cm x 1 mm, cylindrical, somewhat glaucous, 1-2 on non-flowering bulbs, usually absent from a bulb which has flowered, appearing in spring. Scape 10-25 cm, slender. Flowers solitary, less often 2(-3), erect, fragrant. Spathe 15-35 mm, hyaline, tubular in lower half. Pedicel 7-20(-30) mm. Hypanthial tube 12-20 mm. Perianth-segments 10-16 x 3-7 mm, oblong-lanceolate, patent, white. Corona 1-1.5 x 3-4 mm, 3-lobed, yolk-yellow to amber, often greenish in young flowers. Flowering in autumn.
Distributional range: Mediterranean region and S. Portugal

Distributional map in Europe
and the Mediterranean region (2018):
Occurrences in Europe.
(from Flora Europaea pre year 1993):
the Balaeric Islands, Corse, Crete, Greece, Spain (incl. Andorra but excl. the Balaerics), Italy (excl. Sicily and Sardignia), ex-Jugoslavia, Portugal, Sardinia, Sicily and/or Malta
Occurrences in Europe and the Mediterranean region.
(from Euro+Med Checklist, 2019)
  Country codes  
AE(G) Ag Bl Co Cr Cy Gr Hs IJ It Ju Lu Ma Sa Si Tn Tu(A)

Links & Further literature (1 papers)

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Cat. of Life

EoL

IPNI

World Flora Online

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Vienna Virt. Herb.

RBGE Herbarium

KEW Herbarium

MNHN

Arkive

IUCN

CABI
Records of Narcissus elegans (Fam. Amaryllidaceae) and notes on the wild narcissus in the Maltese Islands Stephen Mifsud and Emanuel Caruana  (2010)
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Species Images (29 images)
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-0.
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-1.
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   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-9.
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-10.
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-11.
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-12.
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-13.
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-14.
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-15.
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-16.
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-17.
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-18.
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-19.
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-20.
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-21.
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-22.
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-23.
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-24.
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-25.
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-26.
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-27.
   Narcissus deficiens   -   Image Code: NRCDF-28.

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