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(SPEC) Iris fuscivenosa Small aka 'Fuscivenosa'

1931, Small

'Fuscivenosa' (John Kunkel Small, 1931, Southern Louisiana). Described by Small as "Flower-stalk erect and stiff, slender: sepals [falls] reflexed, about 8 cm long, the claw orange-cream, veined yellow-green, the veins and those of the wings pencilled with rose-brown, the blade dull rose heavily and prominently veined rose-brown, flushed down the center band and all over lower third with brown-range, the crest lemon-green, solitary, the brown veins coming so close together around it as to make a dark central zone: petals [standards] light old-rose, veined in channel with rose-orange veined and flushed rose: style-branches dull old rose, flushed dull pinkish-orange on the sides, the keel dark old-rose, the appendages old-rose, slightly flushed orange-rose: anther-tips included." Bot. Int. Irid. Pl, Gulf States 349 N.Y. 1931. [Collected Louisiana Iris].

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