genus Cyclamen


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Noun1.genus Cyclamen - genus of widely cultivated flowering Eurasian herbs with centrally depressed rounded tubers and rounded heart-shaped leaves
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Primulaceae, primrose family, Primulaceae - a dicotyledonous family of the order Primulales with a regular flower; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere
cyclamen, Cyclamen purpurascens - Mediterranean plant widely cultivated as a houseplant for its showy dark green leaves splotched with silver and nodding white or pink to reddish flowers with reflexed petals
Cyclamen hederifolium, Cyclamen neopolitanum, sowbread - common wild European cyclamen with pink flowers
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A Biological Overview On The Genus Cyclamen, European Journal of Scientific Research, 1(110): 7-22.
The genus Cyclamen comprises about 21 species, which are predominately distributed in Southern Europe, Western Asia, Northern Africa and around the Mediterreanean.