■ (SPEC) Iris odaesanensis Lee
1974, Botanical author Lee
Iris odaesanensis Lee
( Dr. Yong No Lee
, 1974, Mount Odaesan, Korea); Section Limniris
, Series Chinenses
, Height 8" (20 cm); White flowers. Dr. Lee describes as "It is allied to I. koreana Nakai, from which it differs in having two white flowers instead of yellow ones; the flowers are about 3.5 cm. across and have a yellow signal. Rhizomes are long and slender; leaves are glaucous, 12-15 cm. long, and 3.5 cm. wide, where it grows on west facing slopes. (West slopes of the lower reaches of Odaesan are deciduous forests.)". -Korean Journal of Botany vol. 17, #1, p33-35 (1974). Illustrated Flora and Fauna of Korea, 18: 1976. Synonyms; Iris koreana var. albiflora T. Lee (1984), Iris koreana forma albiflora Chang & Lee (1964).
| Iris odaesanensis Y.N.Lee, Korean J. Bot. 17: 33 (1974).
| Lee, W.T. (1996). Lineamenta Florae Koreae: 1-1688. Soul T'ukpyolsi: Ak'ademi Sojok.
| Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST. [as Iris minutoaurea]
| Yutang, Z., Noltie, H.J. & Mathew, B. (2000). Flora of China 24: 297-313. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
A purple form was described in 2002 forma purpurascens
Named variations include: 'Ice Whisper'
Distribution and Cultivation
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