( Edward Johnston Alexander
, R. 1932). Vinicolores Section; Color Code-S1L; Described by Alexander as "Flower-stalk erect, slender, rigid: hypanthium covering the ovary 6-angled: sepals [falls] spreading the blade and claw of about equal length, within, the claw greenish-cream, yellow-green veined, its wings cream, veined lilac-brown, the blade light blu-violet, the crest dull-lemon, tipped purplish-brown, the crest zone veined purplish-brown; without, pale bluish-violet flushed whitish, the crest and claw yellow-green: petals pale violet-blue, lavender flushed towards blade base and veined red-violet: stylebranches light blue-violet above, becoming light red-violet below, the wings white below; appendages light violet-blue, sharply toothed; anther-tips barely included." [Collected Louisiana Iris].
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