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■ (SPEC) Iris illyrica Tommasini

1875, Tommasini

'Illyrica' (Mutius von Tommasini, 1875, Lago di Garda to northeast shores of the Adriatic). Dark blue self. Dykes noticed that this represents a series of plants that grade into each other; with 'Cengialtii' in the north to 'Illyrica' in the south. He notes 'Illyrica' is slightly taller, more variable in color than 'Cengialti' including dark blue and with variable beards from yellow and white to an unusual dark purple.

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References:

As Iris illyrica Tommas. In Veg. Veglia in Cubich, Nat. e storia Veglia 63, 81. 1875.
[Recognised by some as a separate species, Mathew in The Iris 1981, considers this as a synonym or form of Iris pallida Lam. subspecies cengialti.
2016 Saxifraga-Jasenka Topic photos from FreeNatureImages.eu
Classed in the 1939 checklist as an IB

Chromosome counts

2n=24 counted by Lovka, 1995.

Synonyms

Variations

no named variations recorded

Hybrids

No named hybrids

Distribution and Cultivation


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Topic revision: r9 - 06 May 2019, TLaurin
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