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English Name
Cyclamen; Persian violet
Scientific Name
Cyclamen persicum
Arabic Name
دويك الجبل
Transliteration
Duwayk el Jabal
Description
Tender tuberous perennial that blooms repeatedly and has heart-shaped leaves, often with marbling on the upper surface *see picture
Seasonality
From beginning of February till the end of April
Locality
N/A
Habitat
Maquis, garigue, open scrub, rocky hillsides, abandoned olive groves, or in woodland; grows from sea level to 1200m -- Requires moist soil and light shade **Southern Europe around the Mediterranean
Medical Properties
N/A
Edible Portions
Leaves
MOC
Raw as a salad; or stuffed leaves
Family
Primulaceae
Compounds
Therapeutic Uses
recipes
Stuffed cyclamen leaves
 
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