■ (SPEC) Iris parvula Vved.
1935, Botanical author Vvedensky
Iris parvula Vved.
(Aleksei Ivanovich Vvedensky
, 1935, Hissar and Zeravshan Mountains, Central Asia); Subgenus Scorpiris (Juno)
; height 4-6" (10-12 cm); 1-2 flowers, pale yellowish-green with dirty yellow spots and veins to the side of the dissected pale yellowish-green crest. Rootstock a well developed bulb 1 cm in diameter with papery outer coats and short, much thickened, fusiform roots; Stem 5-10 cm long, with subdistant leaves and more or less distinct internodes; Leaves nearly straight, very slightly recurved, about the same width throughout until quickly coming to a point at the apex; leaves with narrow scaberulous margins; lower leaves 5-15 mm broad; Perianth tube bluish green about 4 cm long; Falls
Vvedensky, in Kom., Fl. URSS 4, 563 (1935); Herb. Fl. As. Med. no. 663 1935; IK S. 9, 146 1931-35;
| Komarov, V.L. (ed.) (1935). Flora SSSR 4: 1-586. Izdatel'stov Akademii Nauk SSSR, Leningrad.
| Innes, C. (1985). The World of Iridaceae: 1-407. Holly Gare International Ltd., Ashington.
| Iris parvula T.Hall & Seisums, Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 167: 300 (2011), nom. inval.
| 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.
Distribution and Cultivation
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