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■(SPEC) Iris orchioides Carrière

1880, Botanical author Carrière

Orchioides

Iris orchioides Carrière (Élie-Abel Carrière, 1880, East Bokhara); Subgenus Scorpiris (Juno), Color Code Y4M.

Iris orchioides can be distinguished from Iris bucharica with which it had been confused for a long time by the large wings on the hafts of the falls which form a channel to direct pollinators. Bucharica has no enlarged wings. Dykes original key separated orchioides from bucharica but Dykes had not seen the true orchioides but was looking at a pure yellow form of bucharica.

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References

Revue Horticole, 1880, 52e année, p. 337
The plant in Curtis's Botanical Magazine. 116: tab. 7111. 1890, illustrated in color refered to this name is now known to be Iris bucharica ; The plant labeled as I. orchioides in the following catalogs was also I. bucharica; Krel. 1892; 1913; Van T. 1900; 1938; Wal. 1913; Barr 1928; Eddy 1929; Hocker 1938;
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.
Komarov, V.L. (ed.) (1935). Flora SSSR 4: 1-586. Izdatel'stov Akademii Nauk SSSR, Leningrad.
Nikitina, E.V. & al (eds.) (1951). Flora Kirgizskoi SSR 3: 1-148. Frunze : Izd-vo KirgizFAN SSSR.
Innes, C. (1985). The World of Iridaceae: 1-407. Holly Gare International Ltd., Ashington.
A Guide to Species Irises, their Identification and Cultivation, The Species Group of The British Iris Society, 1997, Cambridge;

Synonyms

Juno orchioides (Carrière) Vved., Fl. Uzbekistan. 1: 519 (1941).
syn. Iris caucasica Regel; Iris caucasica var. major, Maxim.; Iris caucasica var. oculata Maxim.; Iris caucasica var. oculata Regel;

Chromosome counts

Orchioides. 2n=22 Simonet 1932; 2n=22 Bochantseva 1966. ( These counts may also be I. bucharica in error)

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Distribution and Cultivation

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