1904, Iris coerulea Fedtschenko (now Iris albomarginata)

Bulletin de l"Herbier Boissier, p.917, 1904

Translation

NOVITIAE FLORAE TURKESTANICAE

AUCTORE

Boris FEDTS€HENKO

lll. Iris cœrulea n. sp. (sect, Juno).

Bulbi ovoidi, albidi, vaginis membranaceis tenuissimis obtecti. Folia lanceolato-acuininala erecta vel patula nec falcata, 20 cm. longa, 10 vel 22 mm. lata, margine anguste albomarginata. Caulis 3-4 cm. altus, apice 2-3 florus. Spatha bifolia, uniflora. folia spathae 50-55 mm. longa, lanceolata. Pedicelius brevissimus vel subnullus. Perianthii tubus circ. 35 mm. longus, angustus, apiceni versus paulo latior. Perianthii foliola exterior circ. 35 mm. longa, oblongo-lanceolata, apice rotundata, lamina unguem multo superante, lilacino cœrulea, secundum cristam papillosa maculis longitudinalibus obscurioribus notata, Foliola interiora circ. 15 mm. longa, circ. 1,5 mm. lata, patentia, lilacino cœrulea. Stigmatis lobi elongali iineari lanceolatae. Ovarium oblongum.

Montes Tian-schan occid. in decliviis herbosis prope Sjemessas in valle fl. Pskem, bulbi 9 aug. 1902 lecti in horto Olginensi majo 1904 floruerant.
Descriptio ad specimine viva confecta.
Species affines : Iris caucasica Hoffm., I. orchioides Carr., I. Narbuti
0. Fedtsch. An ab I. caucasica var. cœrulea Rgl. diversa.

Translation using Google translate: ---

Bulbs ovoid, whitish, membranous sheath thin sheaths. Leaves lanceolate-falcate acuininala nor erect or spreading, 20 cm. long, 10 or 22 mm. wide, margin narrowly albomarginata. Stem 3-4 cm. deep, apex 2-3 flowers. Spathe two leaves, containg one flower. spathe leaves 50-55 mm. long, lanceolate. Pedicel short or nonexistent. Perianth tube around 35 mm. long, is too small, a little broader than the apiceni towards. Perianth segments, outer (falls) around 35 mm. long, oblong-lanceolate, apex rounded, greatly exceeding the nail plate, lilacino cœrulea, according to the more obscure the outline of comb papillose longitudinal spots, Leaves, the interiors of the circ. 15 mm. long, ca. 1,5 mm. wide, spreading, lilacino coerulea. Elongated linear stigma lobes lanceolate. Ovary oblong.

The mountains of the Tian-schan oecid. the grassy slope downwards in a valley near Sjemessas fl. Pske, Aug 9 bulbs. 1902 of the bed in the garden flourished Olginensi Majo 1904.
ATLAS spent living specimen.
Species affinis: Iris caucasica Hoffm., I. orchioides Carr., I. Narbuti
0. Fedtsch. Different from I. caucasica var. cœrulea Regel.

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