(SPEC) Iris nicolai Vved.
1935, Botanical author Vvedensky
(Aleksei Ivanovich Vvedensky
, 1935, Kataghan province, Afghanistan & Pamir-Alai Mts., Russia). Subgenus Scorpiris (Juno)
; 5-6" (12-15 cm); 1-3 Flowers, whitish or pale violet ground color, F. deep violet, velvet-like apex and pair of nerves on either side of prominent rich orange crest.First described by Vvedensky in Bull Univ.. As. Centr. 21, 151 (1935) [Treated by Wendelbo and Mathew in Flora Iranica as (perhaps a variety of) synonymous with Iris rosenbachiana
| Iris nicolai (Vved.) Vved. in V.L.Komarov (ed.), Fl. URSS 4: 561 (1935).
| Komarov, V.L. (ed.) (1935). Flora SSSR 4: 1-586. Izdatel'stov Akademii Nauk SSSR, Leningrad.
| Khassanov, F.O. & Rakhimova, N. (2012). Taxonomic revision of the genus Iris L. (Iridaceae Juss.) for the flora of central Asia. Stapfia 97: 174-179.
| A Guide to Species Irises, their Identification and Cultivation, The Species Group of The British Iris Society, 1997, Cambridge;
* Juno nicolai Vved., Byull. Sredne-Aziatsk. Gosud. Univ. 21: 151 (1935).
Iris rosenbachiana var. coerulea Regel, Gartenflora 35: 411 (1886).
Distribution and Cultivation
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