■ (SPEC) Iris alexeenkoi Grossheim
1950, botanical author Grossheim
Iris alexeenkoi Grossheim
, 1950). Subgenus Iris
, Section Iris
, A dwarf bearded species closely related to Iris pumila L.
Dark purple-blue Standards and falls, About 8 inches (20 cm) tall. Beard white with hairs yellow tipped in the throat. Practically no pedicel with the flowers arising directly from the Rhizome as in I. pumila
. Described in Not. Syst. Herb. Inst. Bot. Acad. Sci., URSS, xiii. 4 (1950),
It is possible that all the plants in cultivation in the USA are an imposter. Nonetheless the USA material has not been assigned a corrected species name and may represent a new species.
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