Sternbergia vernalis (Mill.) Gorer & J.H.Harvey, (syn: Amaryllis lutea M.Bieb.; Amaryllis vernalis Mill.; Oporanthus fischerianus Herb.; Sternbergia fischeriana (Herb.) Roem.);
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W. & S. Turkey to Central Asia: Iran, Iraq, Lebanon-Syria, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan as per POWO;
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Sternbergia fischeriana is reported from Kashmir as per CITES listIndia Biodiversity Portal and Search Kashmir, which is a syn. of Sternbergia vernalis as per POWO;
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Common name: Yellow Amaryllis, Spring Amaryllis • Kashmiri: Gul-e toor ﮔﹹﻞﹺ ﺗﯘﺭ
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Sternbergia vernalis: 7 images.

Here is Sternbergia vernalis locally known as Gull E Toor in kashmiri.
It is the first plant which blooms on the onset of spring. 
Flowering period is 25 feb to 15 march. 

Location:Ganderbal, J&K.


The tepals are  3 + 3 in sternbergia vernalis: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sternbergia. But in your photos it is 5. Hence recheck the ID.


I would like to confirm this sp. From …


These are six only as can be seen in the 6th images.

Somehow, one of these has been missed while making a plate.
Sternbergia fischeriana is reported from Kashmir as per CITES listIndia Biodiversity Portal and Search Kashmir, which is a syn. of Sternbergia vernalis as per POWO.
To me id appears to be OK as per pacificbulbsocietyPlant illustrationsSEINetcitesbulbs


1 corrected image.


 


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References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  IPNI  Flowers of India  Wikipedia  Flickr  CITES list India Biodiversity Portal  Search Kashmir pacificbulbsocietyPlant illustrationsSEINetcitesbulbs  SEINet Portal Network  citesbulbs

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