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(SPEC) 'Goniocarpa Alpina'

1916, Collector Farrer

'Goniocarpa Alpina' (Reginald Farrer, 1916, Kansu). Section Pseudoregelia; Color Class-B1M; Medium blue self. Described by Farrer (1916) as "Iris goniocarpa alpina (F124) if it does not include two distinct species, begins first in the rock-ledges of the Feng S'an Ling above Wen Hsien, is seen below the town on hot, bare banks outside the wall, and again on rock-ledges and in and out among scant scrub above Chago-a grassy, lovely Iris, suggesting a smaller I. unguicularis, with the brindlings and feline mottlings of I. tectorum over its broad and crested lavender falls. But it then, if the same, erupts in enormous abundance over the mid-alpine turf of Thundercrown, from 10,500 to 12,000 feet, enameling all the sward with its delicate flowers." J.R.H.S. 42: 1, 79. Oct.1916. A form of Iris goniocarpa Baker.

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