Leopoldia cycladica (H.Davis & D.C.Stuart) Garbari, 1966
Syn.: <>Muscari cycladicum P.H.Davis & D.C.Stuart, 1966
Common names: Μουσκάρι το κυκλαδικό [Gr]
Hivadolimni, MILOS ● Greece
Description: Rather tall species of 20-25 cm tall. The 3-4 leaves of 10-20 cm x 8-25 mm are narrowly linear-lanceolate.
The flowers are held on a cylindrical raceme. The pedicels of sterile flowers are absent or less than 1.5 mm. The fertile flowers of 5-9 mm are oblong or obconical-oblong, with the shoulders rounded. The distal part of tube is deep brown, the proximal part paler or greenish, the teeth are bright brownish yellow. The pale violet sterile flowers are obovoid.
Habitat: Limestone hillsides and cliffs to 500m
Distribution: Cyclades and Crete.
Alpine Garden Society
Tutin T.G., Flora Europaea, Volume 5, Cambridge University Press, 1980, p. 47.