■ (SPEC) Iris camillae Grossheim
1929, Botanical author Grossheim
Iris camillae Grossheim
, 1928; Lake Kazan Gel, Transcaucasia); Section Oncocyclus
; Strongly falcate leaves, height 8-16" (20-40 cm); Yellows, blues, and bicolors, standards larger than falls; standards broader than, and the same color as the falls; Dark purplish signal patch with a yellow beard
| Sched. ad Herb. A. Grossheim & B. Schidschkin, in Pl. Or. Exsicc. Fasc. no. 357 (1928).
| Komarov, V.L. (ed.) (1935). Flora SSSR 4: 1-586. Izdatel'stov Akademii Nauk SSSR, Leningrad.
| Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Conspectus Florae Caucasi 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
| Czerepanov, S.K. (1995). Vascular Plants of Russia and Adjacent States (The Former USSR): 1-516. Cambridge University Press.
2n=20 (Awishai & Zohary 1980).
Grossheim described the following forms: Iris camillae
Grossheim; forma camillae
Grossh; forma caerulea
Grossh; forma lutea
Grossh; forma pallida
D. Sosn. ; forma pseudoiberica
Grossh. forma speciossisima
Grossh. forma spectabilis
Grossh. forma sulphurea
The Species Group of the British Iris Society notes that this is probably of hybrid origin between Ii. iberica, paradoxa,
Distribution & Cultivation
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