Bellevalia rixii

Bellevalia rixii Wendelbo

1. History/Origin

Native range is Eastern Turkey. Grows on limestone and shaley screes at around 3000m.

The plant is named after the British botanist, collector and horticulturalist Martin Rix.

Photo – 14 Mar 2021.

2. IPNI Data – First published in
3. Plants of the world online ref:

4. Supplier:

Rare Bulbs Jul 2020

5. Description of supplier:

‘Known only from one mountain pass in ‘Turkish’ Kurdistan. Second generation seedlings. High altitude 2800-3000m’

6. Collection ID prefix:


2020 4th July X2 Bulbs recieved.

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