Type: Greece, Crete: region of Malaxa, living material sent by Prof. Miliarakis (Athens) and cultivated in Freiburg, later transferred to Karlsruhe (KR) and probably destroyed.
Neotype (designated by Compton 2004): “"Nomos Chanion. South from Maleme, Aghia Irini district, west of Omalos in a gulley with stream, sheltered. Acer orientalis group, leafmould, damp. Flowers pure white”. M. G. Hodgman 1. April 1976 (RNG).
Note: Published independently from Dörfler (1905), whose publication and collection were not mentioned by Hildebrand (1906).
Cyclamen creticum f. erubescensJ.Compton, J. Cyclamen Soc. 28: 33 (2004).
Type: “Crete 1995 Site 13C. 23 April 1995, Longitude 25 north, 56' 558" Latitude 35E 04' 877", Altitude 350m (1,100 ft), 50% shade, aspect east, slope 1:1.5. 50 yds north of a stream which is north of Stavrohori in a slight gully.” Cyclamen Society Expedition, CSE 9S570. (RNG).