■ (SPEC) Iris petrana Dinsm.

1936, Botanical author Dinsmore

Iris petrana Dinsmore. ( John Edward Dinsmore, R. 1936, Ziza, Katrani, Palestine); Section Oncocyclus; Early bloom. Height 8-10" (20-25 cm); Color Code R3L; "Flower 5-6 cm mostly dark brown, sometimes varying in color (dark purple, violet, rarely standards much lighter than falls) Falls recurved from middle, oblong ovate, generally uniform in color; signal nearly black; hairs of beard mostly yellow, dark-tipped on a cream ground; Standards obovate-unguiculate, erect-incurved, nearly uniform in color or with darker veins" as described by Feinbrun in Flora Palaestina. Originally described as Iris petrana Post in Flora Syria, Pales., Sinai, revis. Dinsmore 2: 600. Beirut 1933; Amer. Col. 1939.

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References:

Iris petrana Post in Flora Syria, Pales., Sinai, revis. Dinsmore 2: 600. Beirut 1933; Amer. Col. 1939
 
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Synonyms

Considered by some as a synonym of Iris nigricans but returned to specific rank in Flora Palaestina Vol. 4 (1986). Registered in 1939 checklist as PETRANA a cutivar of nigricans.

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Chromosome counts

2n=20-Awishai & Zohary 1980.

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Variations

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Hybrids

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Distribution and Cultivation

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