1771, The travels of Peter Simon Pallas thru Russia

The link below takes one to a translation from German to French, As yet the original is not yet online. Follow the links in the Biodiversity Heritage library for the Atlas and the other 8 volumes.

http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/129046#page/1/mode/1up

Although flattened out as a herbarium specimen the image below shows one of the earliest representations of Iris tenuifolia

http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/129046#page/121/mode/1up as displayed in the Atlas of Voyages du professeur Pallas, dans plusieurs provinces de l'empire de Russie et dans l'Asie septentrionale

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For more information on historic Irises visit the Historic Iris Preservation Society at

-- BobPries - 2014-10-27
Topic revision: r1 - 27 Oct 2014, BobPries
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