1873, Iris korolkowii

Trudy Imperatorskago S.-Peterburgskago botanicheskago sada. Page 432, #7,

Translation:

Stem simple, smooth, leafy, upper leafless, gray leaves, white-frosty; ride leaves, straw-Rica - crudely subsequantibus stem apex subacute; spatula herbaceous Phyllis spatula lowest equal, keeled, curved-lanceoia apex only slightly hyaline-membranous, the corolla tube; surmounting the rim and ejustem equaling about half; flowers very shortly petiolate. the groups; corolla tube dark triangle - a cylindrical, often shorter than the spathes; petals subequal, elliptic, contracted in the last detail; Petal external point of dropping the black-brown, from the base of the rib to apicein bearded blade open, apex emarginate, dirty white painted purple veins; filaments of black-brown, oblong-linear inches shorter than the anthers; stigmas oblong, brown, apex wider divided into two parts, the lobes acute margin crenulate.

Stem 35-38 c. m. high. Leaves 5-12 m. m. wide.

Herbaceous species exceptional spatula garland half balancing, flowers shortly stalked two groups, only I. SPANISH colored leaves narrow-ligulate flying from the Hungarian I. I. variegated and other easily.

101. Korolkowius Rhizomes living in the mountains Turcomaniae collected hortoque Imp. bot. Petersburg liberally commuuicavit.

Original in Latin: 7. Iris Korolkowi Rgl.

Caule simplici, tereti, folioso, superne aphyllo, foliisque glaucis albido-pruinosis; foliis equitantibus, ligulato-ensiformibus, - subrectis caulem subsequantibus, apice subacutis; spatha herbacea; phyllis spathe infimis subaequalibus, carinatis, incurvato-lanceoia, apice tantum, paullo hyalino-membranaceis, tubum corolla; superantibus et ejustem limbum dimidium circiter aequantibus ; floribus brevissime petiolatis. aggregatis; corollae tubo obscure trigono - cylindrico, quam spatha pluries breviore; petalis subaequalibus, ellipticis, in unguem contractis; petalorum exteriorum ungue iotas nigro-fusco, a basi ad apicein juxta costam barbato, lamina patula, apice emarginata, sordide alba venisque atropurpureis picta; filamentis nigro-fuscis quam anthera lineari-oblonga sesqui brevioribus; stigmatibus oblongis, fuscis, apice latiore bifidis, lobis acutis margine crenulatis.

Caulis 35—38 c. m. altus. Folia 5—12 m. m. lata.

Species eximia spatha herbacea corollam dimidiam aequante, floribus binis breviter pedicellatis aggregatis modo I. ibericae coloratis, foliis anguste-ligulatis subrectis a I. hungarica, I. variegata aliisque facile dignoscitur.

CI. Korolkowius rhizomata viva in Turcomaniae montibus collegit hortoque Imp. bot. Petropolitano liberaliter commuuicavit.

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-- BobPries - 2014-10-30
Topic revision: r1 - 30 Oct 2014, BobPries
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