a genus of poisonous, liliaceous plants. The roots (corms) of colchicum autumnale, the fall crocus or meadow saffron, yield colchicine, which is used as a biochemical tool and to treat gout. Other members of this genus yield saffron dye, flavoring agents, and aromatics.
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Well... would it work to juice a Colchicum autumnale bulb or plant, and use the juice that contains colchicine to create a polyploidy plant? or would it be better to do further extraction of the cholchicine?
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