■ (SPEC) Iris auranitica Dinsm.

1933, Botanical Author DinsmoreSherwin Wright

Iris auranitica Dinsm. (John Edward Dinsmore, 1933, Jab. Kulavb. El Hauran, Syria); Section Oncocyclus; <20" (<50 cm); mid-season. S4D; Standards are golden yellow to bronze, with very fine purplish-red veins, or without dots and faintly veined; falls are bronze with densely distributed purplish-red spots and fine reddish-purple veins or without spots and only faint venation; signal spot about 1.5X1.5 cm, orbiculate to pendulum shaped, dark maroon or reddish yellow; dense beard of bright yellow hairs with very minute purple-red tips;

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References:

Flora of Syria, Palestine, and Sinai, ex Post, revis. Dinsm. 2: 601. Beirut, 1933; Amer. Col. 1933; 1939;
Gardening Illustrated 56: 389. 30 June 1934, illustrated;
Chaudhary, et al. in Botaniska Notiser, vol. 128: p.404, 1975.
Van T. 1937; R., 1934;
F.C.C., R.H.S. 1936; Journal of The Royal Horticultural Society. 61: 7, 291. July 1936;
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Synonyms

Lava Iris. ----

Chromosome counts:

2n=20--Simonet 1952, 2n=20--Awishai & Zohary 1980. ----

Variations

See also cultivation of Oncocyclus.

Iris auranitica cultivars include the following: 'Unicolor', 'Wilkiana' ----

Hybrids

Iris auranitica crosses:

Iris auranitica X Iris barnumae : 'Bright Mahogany', 'Valley Child'

Iris barnumae X Iris auranitica: 'Bronze Fantasy'

Iris haynei X Iris auranitica: 'Judean Bronze'

Iris auranitica X Onco hybrid: 'Brown Gold', 'Garnet Inlay', 'Gold Banner', 'Rockeye', 'Satin Bronze'

Onco Hybrid X Iris auranitica: 'Brown Warrior'

Arilbred X Iris auranitica: 'Ech-Chams Harra'

Iris auranitica X TB: 'Flicker'

TB X Iris auranitica: 'Sadee'

Regeliocyclus X Iris auranitica: 'Persian Brass', 'Persian Bronze'

¼ Iris auranitica crosses: 'Arabian Mosque', 'Bess Bergin', 'Desert Butte', 'Ginger Lass', 'Indian Wells', 'Koko Knoll', 'Lebanese Lady', 'Memsahib', 'Mohave Pearl', 'New Discovery', 'Promises To Keep', 'Sahib', 'Solomon's Shield', 'Summer Set'

Advanced Iris auranitica crosses: 'Dotted Sunsuit' ----

Distribution & Cultivation

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